Codes and Frequencies
AIDMARRLOWR indicates whether the respondent reported, in response to an open-ended question, that only having sex within marriage reduces risk of contracting HIV/AIDS.
Apart from universe differences, AIDMARRLOWR has no comparability problems.
Comparability - Standard DHS
A question asking, "Is there anything a person can do to avoid getting AIDS or the virus that causes AIDS? What can a person do?" is included in Phases III and IV of the standard DHS questionnaire. AIDMARRLOWR is a country-specific response category.
- Bangladesh 2000: Ever-married women age 10-49 who have heard of HIV/AIDS.
- Bangladesh 2004: Ever-married women age 10-49.