Indicator 4.0.1: "Heard of HIV/AIDS"

Definition

The percent of respondents who have heard of HIV or AIDS

Measurement Tools

Surveys (UNAIDS, DHS, FHI, UNICEF)

What It Measures

Prevalence of having heard of or having some knowledge of AIDS

How to Measure It

Respondents in a population-based survey are asked: Have you ever heard of an illness called AIDS?

Strengths and Limitations

Indicator measures the presence of some (undefined) familiarity with AIDS