National HIV/AIDS and Reproductive Health Survey

Case Studies & Research
233 p.

The 2003 National HIV/AIDS and Reproductive Health Survey (NARHS) is a nationally representative survey of 10 000 respondents consisting of 5 128 women aged 15-49 years and 4 962 men aged 15-64 years. The objective was to provide information on levels of HIV preventive knowledge and behaviour, other sexually transmitted diseaeses, HIV voluntary counsellling and testing, stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS, maternal health, sexual behaviour, and reproductive health issues including family planning, female circumcision, gender violence and communication for behaviour change. Data were analysed at the zonal level, although information on selected inicators for each state and the Federal Capiatal Territory is provided in Appendix 2. Field work took place in March 2003.

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