Codes and Frequencies
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.
- Togo 1998: Women age 15-49 who have heard of HIV/AIDS.