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Survey: HIV/AIDS Behavioral Surveillance Survey Jamaica 1999-2000: Out-of-School Youth (15-19)

Title: Out-of-School Youth (15-19)
Survey Type: BSS
Country: Jamaica
Year: 1999/2000
Start Date: November 1999
End Date: May 2001
Female Male
Respondent: Target Groups Respondent: Target Groups
Age: 15 - 19 Age: 15 - 19
Sample Size: 1469 Sample Size: 1058
Facilities Households
Sample Size: [n/a] Sample Size: [n/a]
Implementing: Market Research Services Ltd.
Description: Topics included in the questionnaire: Respondent's Background, Sexual History, Male and Female Condoms, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, AIDS Knowledge, Opinions and Attitudes. Survey of unmarried youth was conducted in 4 Parishes (local government areas): Kingston, St. Andrew, Westmoreland, and St. James.
Footnote: [n/a]
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

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