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Indicator: 4.6 - Comprehensive correct knowledge about AIDS (2 ways to prevent AIDS and reject 3 misconceptions)

Survey: Republica Dominicana Encuesta de Agrupacion de Indicadores Multiples 2000 (MICS)

Survey Indicator Sub-Title: [n/a]
Standard Numerator: The number of respondents who, in response to prompting,
1) correctly identify using condoms and having sex only with one faithful uninfected partner as means of protection against HIV infection and
2) who correctly reject the two most common local misconceptions about AIDS transmission or prevention and
3) who correctly respond that a person who looks healthy can have HIV. 
Numerator: 1. The number of respondents who, in response to prompting, 1) correctly identify using condoms[using condom correctly and every time they have sex] and having sex only with one faithful, uninfected partner as means of protection against HIV infection and 2) who correctly reject the two most common local misconceptions about AIDS transmission or prevention[mosquitoes][supernatural means] and 3) who correctly respond that a person who looks healthy may pass on HIV.
Standard Denominator: Total number of respondents. 
Denominator: [n/a]
Comparability: [n/a]
Quality: [n/a]
Comparability Rating: 1 Close match of definition, age range and/or sample differ
  Population-based sample




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