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Survey: National Baseline High Risk Groups and Bridge Population BSS, India 2002: Injecting Drug Users (IDUs)

Title: Injecting Drug Users (IDUs)
Survey Type: BSS
Country: India
Year: 2002
Start Date: February 2002
End Date: March 2002
Female Male
Respondent: [n/a] Respondent: Target Groups
Age: [n/a] Age: 12 - 60
Sample Size: [n/a] Sample Size: 1355
Facilities Households
Sample Size: [n/a] Sample Size: [n/a]
Implementing: National AIDS Control Organization, India
Description: National Baseline BSS among Men Injecting Drug Users(IDU) was conducted in 5 cities/States across the country:Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Manipur. Topics included in the questionnaire: Background Characteristics, Drug Use, Needle and Syringe Sharing Behaviour, Knowledge, Opinion and Attitude towards STI/HIV/AIDS, Sexual History, Risk Perception and Exposure to Intervention.
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4.0.1) Heard of HIV/AIDS
4.1) Knowledge of HIV prevention methods - Composite of 2 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)
4.2) 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
4.4.1) Knowledge of HIV prevention among injecting drug users - switching to non-injectable drugs
4.5.6) Knowledge of MTCT - Through breastfeeding
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)
8.2.1) Condom use at last sex with a spouse or cohabiting partner
8.3) Commercial sex in last year
8.4) Condom use at last commercial sex, reported by client
10.1) Injecting drug users sharing equipment at last injection
10.2) Injecting drug users never sharing equipment in the last month
12.4) Men and women seeking treatment for STIs

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