Knowledge about HIV prevention in Nigeria 2013-2018, by gender

Knowledge about HIV prevention among young people in Nigeria in selected years between 2013 and 2018, by gender

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Release date

March 2021



Survey time period

2013 to 2018

Age group

15-24 years

Special properties

questions about knowledge HIV asked in supplementary notes

Supplementary notes

Population-based surveys (Demographic and Health Survey, AIDS Indicator Survey, Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey or other representative survey). This indicator is constructed from responses to the following set of prompted questions:
1. Can the risk of HIV transmission be reduced by having sex with only one uninfected partner who has no other partners?
2. Can a person reduce the risk of getting HIV by using a condom every time they have sex?
3. Can a healthy-looking person have HIV?
4. Can a person get HIV from mosquito bites?
5. Can a person get HIV by sharing food with someone who is infected?

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