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Indicator NameComprehensive correct knowledge of HIV/AIDS, ages 15-24, female (2 prevent ways and reject 3 misconceptions)
Long definitionThe percent of female respondents ages 15-24 who correctly identify the two major ways of preventing the sexual transmission of HIV (using condoms and limiting sex to one faithful, uninfected partner), who reject the two most common local misconceptions about HIV transmission, and who know that a healthy-looking person can have HIV.
SourceHousehold surveys such as Demographic and Health Surveys and Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys. Largely compiled by UNICEF.
TopicHealth: Disease prevention
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