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Nepal - West Mahendra Highway Behavioral Surveillance Survey 2002


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Behavioural Surveillance Survey in Western to Far-Western Sector of Mahendra Highway of Nepal
Nepal (NPL)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
09/2002 - 10/2002
Series or system 
Behavioral Surveillance Surveys (BSS)
Data type
  • Individual
  • Interview

Behavioral surveillance surveys (BSS) are cross-sectional surveys that provide information on the HIV/AIDS-related knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of vulnerable sub-populations.

This survey was the first round of the BSS conducted in the western sectors of the Mahendra highway route of the FHI project area. The study samples consisted of a high-risk sub-group of female sex workers, as well as a small sample of transportation workers.