National Health Interview Survey, 1994: AIDS Knowledge and Attitudes Supplement (ICPSR 6871)
Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Health Statistics
The purpose of the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) is to obtain information about the amount and distribution of illness, its effects in terms of disability and chronic impairments, and the kinds of health services people receive. This supplement includes variables from the NHIS core Person File (see NATIONAL HEALTH INTERVIEW SURVEY, 1994 [ICPSR 6724]), including sex, age, race, marital status, veteran status, education, income, industry and occupation codes, and limits on activity. Questions unique to this supplement cover sources of information on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), perceptions of and discrimination against persons with AIDS, knowledge about modes of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) transmission, perceived likelihood of transmission by casual contact, experience with blood donation and HIV antibody testing, content of post-test counseling, and use of professional mental health counseling because of concern about AIDS.
These data are available to the general public.
United States Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Health Statistics. National Health Interview Survey, 1994: AIDS Knowledge and Attitudes Supplement. ICPSR06871-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1997. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06871.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06871.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: AIDS, attitudes, beliefs, chronic disabilities, chronic illnesses, disabilities, disease, disease prevention, health, health behavior, health care, health care services, health education, health problems, HIV, illness, information sources
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: Civilian, noninstitutionalized population of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Data Types: survey data
Data Collection Notes:
Per agreement with NCHS, ICPSR distributes the data file(s) and text of the technical documentation for this collection as prepared by NCHS.
Sample: One person 18 years or older was randomly sampled from each household in the 1994 National Health Interview Survey sample.
Restrictions: In preparing the data tape(s) for this collection, the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has removed direct identifiers and characteristics that might lead to identification of data subjects. As an additional precaution, NCHS requires, under Section 308(d) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 242m), that data collected by NCHS not be used for any purpose other than statistical analysis and reporting. NCHS further requires that analysts not use the data to learn the identity of any persons or establishments and that the director of NCHS be notified if any identities are inadvertently discovered. ICPSR member institutions and other users ordering data from ICPSR are expected to adhere to these restrictions.
Original ICPSR Release: 1997-04-22
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