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South Africa National HIV Prevalence, Incidence, Behavior and Communication Survey 2004-2005

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
SABSSM 2005
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
10/2004 - 06/2005
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
Summary 

The 2005 South Africa National HIV Prevalence, Incidence, Behavior and Communication Survey is the second in a series of national population-based surveys conducted for surveillance of the HIV epidemic in South Africa. The first survey was conducted in 2002. It 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.

Keywords 
Absenteeism, Age at first sex, Alcohol use, Alcohol use disorders, Amphetamine use disorders, Antiretroviral therapy, Anxiety, Appetite loss, Assets, Birth control pills, Breastfeeding, Bullying, Cancers, Cannabis use disorders, Child care, Child development, Childhood sexual violence, Circumcision, Cocaine use disorders, Community action, Community health clinics, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Counseling, Dental care, Dentists, Diabetes, Disability, Domestic violence, Drug use disorders, Education, Education access, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Employment, Employment benefits, Family composition, Family size, Female circumcision, Fertility, HIV and AIDS, Health care access, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Home care, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household deaths, Hypertension, IUDs, Illicit drug use, Immunization, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Internet, Interpersonal violence, Languages, Loans, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Marital status, Mass media, Medical tests, Mental and behavioral disorders, Mental health symptoms, Needle sharing, Opioid use disorders, Parental survival, Personal caregivers, Pharmacies, Pregnancy, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Public social assistance, Race, Refrigeration, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Sleep, Sleep disorders, Surgical procedures, Symptoms, Telephones, Traditional healers, Transportation, Tuberculosis, VCT, Water supply
Citation
Primary investigator 
Olive Shisana
Publication year 
2011
Suggested citation 
Center for AIDS Development, Research and Evaluation (CADRE) (South Africa), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Global Clinical and Viral Laboratory (South Africa), Human Sciences Research Council, Maphume Research Services, National Institute for Communicable Diseases (South Africa). South Africa National HIV Prevalence, Incidence, Behavior and Communication Survey 2004-2005. Pretoria, South Africa: Human Sciences Research Council, 2011.