HIV and AIDS

Modified on 2013/05/16 15:13 by Haoyi Chen — Categorized as: Chapter 2 - Health

From gender issues to gender statistics on HIV and 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 persons living with HIV? Number of people infected with HIV by sex and age Population-based surveys with HIV testing, such as DHS Health facilities reports
Is knowledge of HIV prevention different for young women than for young men? Number of people aged 15-24 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 condom during sex with non-regular partners? Use of condom among people aged 15-24 during sex with a non-marital, non-cohabiting sexual partner in the last year by sex Household surveys such as DHS, MICS, or Reproductive health surveys