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Zimbabwe - Chimanimani Behavioral Risks and HIV Serostatus Survey 2005


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Zimbabwe (ZWE)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2005 - 12/2005
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Urban-rural representative

The Behavioral Risks and HIV Serostatus (BSS) Survey was conducted to gather information on prevalence, risk factors, and knowledge of HIV, and the awareness of available HIV and AIDS services in the Chimanimani district of Zimbabwe. Data were collected with blood tests and questionnaires. The participants consisted of adults ages 25 and above, young adults ages 15-24, children ages 12-14, and guardians of children ages 2-11. A total of 2,872 individuals completed questionnaires and provided blood samples.

Suggested citation 
Biomedical Research and Training Institute (Zimbabwe), Human Sciences Research Council, National Institute of Health Research, Ministry of Health and Child Welfare (NIHR) (Zimbabwe), Zimbabwe Central Statistics Office. Zimbabwe - Chimanimani Behavioral Risks and HIV Serostatus Survey 2005.