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Madagascar Behavioral and Biological Study Among Injecting Drug Users in Urban Areas 2012

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Etude comportementale et biologique chez les consommateurs de drogues injectables dans les zones urbaines à Madagascar - 2012
Geography 
Antananarivo, Antsiranana, Toamasina
Coverage type 
Subnational
Time period covered 
01/2012 - 02/2012
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Urban only
Summary 

The purpose of this survey was to increase understanding of the scale and behavioral determinants of HIV, syphilis, and Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C among injecting drug users. The data were collected with interviews and blood tests. Information was gathered on sociodemographic characteristics, sexual behavior and drug use patterns, health care knowledge and use, population estimates, and the prevalence of HIV, syphilis, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C. The study was conducted in three cities with a sample size of 293 in each city. The multiplier method was used for population estimates.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Government of Madagascar, Ministry of Public Health (Madagascar), National Committee for the Fight Against AIDS (Madagascar). Madagascar Behavioral and Biological Study Among Injecting Drug Users in Urban Areas 2012.