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National Health Interview Survey, 1994: AIDS Knowledge and Attitudes Supplement (ICPSR 6871) RSS

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Summary:

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.

Series: National Health Interview Survey Series

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  • These data are freely available.

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Citation

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. doi:10.3886/ICPSR06871.v1

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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

Time Period:  

  • 1994

Date of Collection:  

  • 1994

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.

Methodology

Sample:   One person 18 years or older was randomly sampled from each household in the 1994 National Health Interview Survey sample.

Data Source:

personal interviews

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