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South Africa National HIV Prevalence, Incidence, Behavior and Communication Survey 2017

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
SABSSM V
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2017 - 12/2017
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
Summary 

The 2017 South Africa HIV/AIDS Behavioral Risks, Sero-Status, and Mass Media Impact Survey (SABSSM) is the fifth 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
Suggested citation 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Human Sciences Research Council, National Institute for Communicable Diseases (South Africa), South African Medical Research Council. South Africa National HIV Prevalence, Incidence, Behavior and Communication Survey 2017.