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Survey: HIV/AIDS Behavioral Surveillance Survey Jamaica 1999-2000: Informal Commercial Importers

Title: Informal Commercial Importers
Survey Type: BSS
Country: Jamaica
Year: 1999/2000
Start Date: November 1999
End Date: March 2000
Female Male
Respondent: Target Groups Respondent: Target Groups
Age: 14 + Age: 14 +
Sample Size: 700 Sample Size: 405
Facilities Households
Sample Size: [n/a] Sample Size: [n/a]
Implementing: Market Research Services Ltd
Description: Topics included in the questionnaire: Respondent's Background, Marriage and Live-in Partners, Sexual History, Male and Female Condoms, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Knowledge, Opinions and Attitudes towards HIV/AIDS. "Informal commercial importers" (ICIs) are vendors selling their wares in markets in Kingston and Trelawny. Survey was conducted in 4 Parishes (local government areas): Kingston, St. Andrew, and Trelawny.
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4.0.1) Heard of HIV/AIDS
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)
4.2.1) 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
4.5.4) Knowledge of MTCT - During pregnancy
4.5.6) Knowledge of MTCT - Through breastfeeding
4.6.1) Comprehensive correct knowledge about AIDS (3 ways to prevent AIDS and reject 3 misconceptions)
5.1) Population requesting an HIV test, receiving a test and receiving test results
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)
8.2.2) 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

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