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Survey: Malawi Demographic and Health Survey 2000

Title: Malawi Demographic and Health Survey 2000
Survey Type: DHS
Country: Malawi
Year: 2000
Start Date: July 2000
End Date: November 2000
Respondents:
Female Male
Respondent: All Women Respondent: All Men
Age: 15 - 49 Age: 15 - 54
Sample Size: 13220 Sample Size: 3092
Facilities Households
Sample Size: [n/a] Sample Size: 14213
Implementing: Nat. Statistical Office
  Age range matches - female
Population-based sample
Description: Questionnaire topics included: Child Labor, Anthropometry, Contraception, Pregnancy, Postnatal Care, and Breastfeeding, Immunization Health, and Nutrition, Marriage and Sexual Activity, Fertility Preferences, Husband's Background and Woman's Work, AIDS and other Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Maternal Mortality.
Footnote: [n/a]
Indicators:
3.1.1) Accepting attitudes - Willing to care for family member sick with AIDS (1)
3.1.3) Accepting attitudes - Female teacher who is HIV+ but not sick should be allowed to continue teaching in school (3)
3.1.6) Accepting attitudes - (1) caring and (3) approving teachers (DHS)
3.1.7) Accepting attitudes - person allowed to keep HIV+ status private
4.0.1) Heard of HIV/AIDS
4.1) Knowledge of HIV prevention methods - Composite of 2 components (prompted)
4.1.1) Knowledge of HIV prevention methods - Composite of 3 components (prompted)
4.1.2) Knowledge of HIV prevention methods - Use of condoms (prompted)
4.1.3) Knowledge of HIV prevention methods - Only one partner (prompted)
4.1.4) Knowledge of HIV prevention methods - Abstain from sex (prompted)
4.1.5) Knowledge of HIV prevention methods - Use of condoms (spontaneous)
4.1.6) Knowledge of HIV prevention methods - Only one/ limiting partners (spontaneous)
4.1.7) Knowledge of HIV prevention methods - Abstain from sex (spontaneous)
4.1.8) Knowledge of HIV prevention methods - Believe there is no way to avoid AIDS
4.2) No incorrect beliefs about AIDS - Composite of 3 components
4.2.1) No incorrect beliefs about AIDS - Healthy-looking person can have the AIDS virus
4.2.2) No incorrect beliefs about AIDS - AIDS cannot be transmitted by mosquito bites
4.2.4) No incorrect beliefs about AIDS - reported both 4.2.1 and 4.2.2
4.2.6) No incorrect beliefs about AIDS - Cannot become infected by sharing food with someone who has AIDS
4.5.3) Knowledge of mother to child transmission of HIV
4.5.4) Knowledge of MTCT - During pregnancy
4.5.5) Knowledge of MTCT - During delivery
4.5.6) Knowledge of MTCT - Through breastfeeding
4.5.7) Knowledge of MTCT - During pregnancy, delivery, and breast feeding
4.6) Comprehensive correct knowledge about AIDS (2 ways to prevent AIDS and reject 3 misconceptions)
4.6.1) Comprehensive correct knowledge about AIDS (3 ways to prevent AIDS and reject 3 misconceptions)
5.1.1) Population ever receiving an HIV test
7.1) Women's ability to negotiate safer sex with husband
8.1) Higher risk sex in the last year
8.2) Condom use at last higher risk sex (with a non-marital, non-cohabiting partner)
8.2.1) Condom use at last sex with a spouse or cohabiting partner
8.2.2) Condom use at last sex with anyone
8.3) Commercial sex in last year
8.4) Condom use at last commercial sex, reported by client
9.1) Median age at first sex among young men and women
9.2) Young people having premarital sex in last year
9.3) Young people using a condom during premarital sex
9.4) Young people having multiple partners in last year
9.5) Young people using a condom at last higher risk sex
9.5.1) Young people using a condom at last higher risk sex of all young people surveyed
12.4) Men and women seeking treatment for STIs
14.4) Prevalence of orphanhood among children under 15- mother, father or both dead
14.4.1) Prevalence of orphanhood among children under 15- mother and father both dead
14.4.2) Prevalence of orphanhood among children under 15- mother dead (or both dead)
14.4.3) Prevalence of orphanhood among children under 15- mother dead, father alive
14.4.4) Prevalence of orphanhood among children under 15- father dead (or both dead)
14.4.5) Prevalence of orphanhood among children under 15- father dead, mother alive
14.5) Ratio of orphans to non-orphans who are in school - mother, father or both dead
14.5.1) Ratio of orphans to non-orphans who are in school - mother and father both dead
14.5.2) Ratio of orphans to non-orphans who are in school - mother dead (or both dead)
14.5.3) Ratio of orphans to non-orphans who are in school - mother dead, father alive
14.5.4) Ratio of orphans to non-orphans who are in school - father dead (or both dead)
14.5.5) Ratio of orphans to non-orphans who are in school - father dead, mother alive



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