India Human Development Survey- II Women's Questionnaire: Awareness of HIV/AIDS

This measure uses 10 self-reported items from the second round of the Indian Human Development Survey (IHDS) Women's Questionnaire. IHDS is a nationally representative, multi-dimensional survey conducted across India. This measure captures knowledge, perception and practices of women around HIV /AIDS. Navigational aspects (i.e. skip-out patterns and next question sequences) have not been included on this page but can be viewed on the original questionnaire here.


ITEMS:

1. Have you ever heard of an illness called HIV / AIDS?

Response Options:
No
Yes

If Yes: There are many beliefs about how people can get HIV/AIDS. For each of these beliefs, I would like to know whether you think that is a way people can get HIV/AIDS

2. By an injection with a needle that has been used on a person with HIV/AIDS?
3. By mosquito bite?
4. By getting blood transfusion with blood is infected with HIV/AIDS?
5. By having sex with a person infected with HIV / AIDS?
6. By sharing food or utensils with a person infected with HIV / AIDS?
7. By sharing clothes with a person infected with HIV/AIDS?

Response Options:
No
Yes
Don't Know

8. Where did you get most of your information about HIV/AIDS?

Response Options:
Radio/TV
Newspaper/Magazine
School
Hoardings/Pamphlets
Doctor / Nurse / Health worker
Husband
Friends / Relatives
Others

9. Do you know anyone who has HIV / AIDS?

Response Options:
No
Yes

10. I don't want to know the results, but have you ever been tested if you have HIV / AIDS, for example during pregnancy?

Response Options:
No
Yes
Don't Know

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

India

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female

AGE RANGE:
Adolescents
Adults

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Scoring Procedures:

Not Applicable

PRIMARY CITATION:

Desai, S., & Vanneman, R. (2015). India Human Development Survey-II (IHDS-II). Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research. https://doi. org/10.3886/ICPSR36151. v6.

Psychometric Score:

FORMATIVE RESEARCH

 Qualitative Research

 Existing Literature/Theoretical Framework

 Field Expert Input

 Cognitive Interviews / Pilot Testing

RELIABILITY

 Internal

 Test-retest

 Interrater

VALIDITY

 Content

 Face

 Criterion (gold-standard)

 Construct

Psychometric Scoring

NO
Total Score: 0.00/10 Points (NO DATA) 

Citation Frequency

NO

KEY

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 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

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