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Incentives, Information, and Relations in Malawi (ICPSR 34359)

Principal Investigator(s):


The goal of this project was to collect innovative data on expectations, randomized incentive payments, and sexual behaviors, and to analyze the adaptation in sexual relations, household dynamics, and information-seeking to variation in (1) respondents knowledge aobut their own health status, (2) expectations about infection risks, STI/HIV prevalence, and risk-taking behaviors, and (3) randomized direct monetary incentives for participating in voluntary counseling and treatment (VCT) and for maintaining an HIV negative status.

Access Notes

  • These data are not available from DSDR. Users should consult the data owners directly for details on obtaining these resources.

Study Description


This study was funded by:

  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   access to information, communicable diseases, family structure, health behavior, HIV, sexual behavior

Geographic Coverage:   Africa, Global, Malawi

Data Collection Notes:

These data are not available from DSDR or ICPSR. Researchers should consult the principal investigator directly for details on obtaining access to the data and documentation:

Dr. Hans-Peter Kohler

Department of Sociology

University of Pennsylvania

3718 Locust Walk (272 MacNeil Bldg)

Philadelphia, PA 19104-6298