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Guyana AIDS Indicator Survey 2005


General Info
Original or alternative title 
HIV/AIDS Indicator Survey 2005
Guyana (GUY)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
06/2005 - 09/2005
Series or system 
DHS Program Surveys
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Guyana AIDS Indicator Survey (AIS) 2005 is part of phase 5 of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) series, a nationally representative household survey series. Topics commonly covered in the AIS series include: family planning, health behavior and knowledge, health care access, health care use, health status, and use of antimalarial drugs. For the 2005 Guyana AIS, 2,425 women age 15-49, and 1,875 men ages 15-49 were successfully interviewed from 2,608 households.

Adult mortality, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Anogenital herpes, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antimalarials, Assets, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Breathing difficulty, Child health care, Child mortality, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, Diaphragms, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Employment, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Fever, Gonococcal infections, Health behaviors, Health care access, Health care use, Health literacy, Health status, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Illicit drug use, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Insecticide-treated bednets, Land ownership, Lighting, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Marital status, Mass media, Mortality, Multiple births, Needle sharing, Occupation codes, Occupations, PMTCT, Parental survival, Pharmacies, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Preventive interventions, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Summary birth history, Telephones, Traditional birth control, Traditional healers, Transportation, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vector control, Waste disposal, Water supply