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Survey: Behavioral Surveillance Survey Lao PDR 2000-2001: Military Personnel

Title: Military Personnel
Survey Type: BSS
Country: Lao People's Democratic Republic
Year: 2000/2001
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End Date: [n/a]
Female Male
Respondent: [n/a] Respondent: Target Groups
Age: [n/a] Age: 15 +
Sample Size: [n/a] Sample Size: 244
Facilities Households
Sample Size: [n/a] Sample Size: [n/a]
Implementing: National Committee for the Control of AIDS
Description: Topics included in the survey report are: Respondent's Background, Sexual Activity and Condom Use, HIV Knowledge and Beliefs, Expoure to HIV/AIDS Information, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, HIV Testing and Personal Experience. Survey of military personnel was conducted in Vientiane Municipality and Luang Prabang, Khammuane, Savannakhet and Champasak provinces.
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4.1.1) Knowledge of HIV prevention methods - Composite of 3 components (prompted)
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
4.2.6) No incorrect beliefs about AIDS - Cannot become infected by sharing food with someone who has AIDS
5.1) Population requesting an HIV test, receiving a test and receiving test results
5.1.1) Population ever receiving an HIV test
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)
8.3) Commercial sex in last year
8.4) Condom use at last commercial sex, reported by client

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