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South Africa HIV/AIDS Behavioral Risks, Sero-Status, and Mass Media Impact Survey 2002

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
SABSSM 2002
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
05/2002 - 09/2002
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
Summary 

The 2002 South Africa HIV/AIDS Behavioral Risks, Sero-Status, and Mass Media Impact Survey (SABSSM) is the first in a series of national population-based surveys conducted for surveillance of the HIV epidemic in South Africa. The series was designed to investigate the overall HIV prevalence and incidence as well as HIV-related behaviour and health. It enables the measurement of trends and changes in the epidemic over time, and presentation of essential data for national indicator reporting.

Citation
Primary investigator 
Olive Shisana
Publication year 
2011
Suggested citation 
Center for AIDS Development, Research and Evaluation (CADRE) (South Africa), Department of Social Development (South Africa), Family Health International, Geospace International (South Africa), Human Sciences Research Council, Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), Medical University of Southern Africa (MEDUNSA), National Agency for AIDS Research (ANRS) (France), National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) (South Africa), South African Medical Research Council, University of Natal, Wits Health Consortium. South Africa HIV/AIDS Behavioral Risks, Sero-Status, and Mass Media Impact Survey 2002. Pretoria, South Africa: Human Sciences Research Council, 2011.