HIV Infection/AIDS-Related Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices 1993
Household Survey [hh]
The study focused on gathering baseline data on the HIV infection/AIDS related knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and practices of alcohol and drug users and in particular IVDUs (intravenous drug users) receiving treatment at selected clinics in the RSA. The emphasis was oncovering major areas of concern rather than doing an in-depth study of the topics.
Kind of Data
Sample survey data
Unit of Analysis
v1.1: Edited, anonymised data for public distribution
This is the original version. with value labels added by DataFirst
The study collected data on sexual behaviour of respondents; prevalence of HIV infection/AIDS among respondents, respondents' friends and acquaintances; the nature and level of alcohol/drug intake of respondents; HIV infection/AIDS related knowledge of respondents; and HIV infection/ AIDS-related attitudes of respondents. The study also collected background data on the patients, including gender, age, ethnicity, educational status, home language, marital status, and
The survey was at clinic level in the chosen areas
The survey covered alcohol/drug users receiving treatment at South African Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (SANCA) alcohol/drug-treatment centres/clinics and other alcohol/drug-treatment centres/clinics situated in communities where the SANCA facilities were located. Therapists at these centres were also part of the study.
Human Sciences Research Council. HIV Infection/AIDS-Related Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices 1993 [dataset]. Version 1.1. Pretoria: Human Sciences Research Council [producer], 1994. Cape Town: DataFirst [distributor], 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.25828/qzh8-5857