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Preferred source for information on HIV/AIDS


This variable is not available for any of the currently selected samples.


AIDSINFOSRCPREF indicates where or from whom the female respondent would prefer to get information about HIV/AIDS.


AIDSINFOSRCPREF has no comparability problems.

The harmonized coding categories in the IPUMS-DHS variable AIDSINFOSRCPREF were constructed to reflect the major categories in the variable. The major categories are:

  • 100: Media sources
  • 200: Institutions
  • 300: Community resources
  • 400: Social circle
  • 500: Other

The second and third digits of AIDSINFOSRCPREF distinguish between specific locations and provide additional detail.

Comparability - Standard DHS

AIDSINFOSRCPREF is a country-specific variable, and it is not included in any phase of the standard DHS questionnaire.


No universe descriptions are currently available.