HIV and AIDS

Modified on 2015/05/26 09:59 by Sean Zheng — Categorized as: Chapter 2 - Health

Table II.29

From gender issues to gender statistics on HIV/AIDS: illustrative examples


Policy-relevant questions Data needed Sources of data
Are there more women or men among people living with HIV? Among young people living with HIV? Among older people living with HIV? People living with HIV by sex and age. Population-based surveys with HIV testing, such as DHS.
Health facility reports.
Is knowledge of HIV prevention different for young women than for young men? People aged 15 to 24 with comprehensive correct knowledge of HIV prevention by sex. Household surveys, such as DHS, MICS or reproductive health surveys.
Are young women or young men more likely to use a condom during sex with non-regular partners? Use of a condom among people aged 15 to 24 during sex with a non-marital, non-cohabiting sexual partner in the past year by sex. Household surveys, such as DHS, MICS or reproductive health surveys.