Friday, March 31 / 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM   •   Santa Anita C

Session 69:
Issues Related to Study Design, Data Collection and Analysis in Developing Countries

Chair: Martin T Vaessen, ORC Macro
Discussant: Shea Rutstein, ORC Macro

  1. Sexual Behavior and STI/HIV Status among Adolescents in Rural Malawi: An Evaluation of the Effect of Interview Mode on ReportingBarbara S Mensch, Population Council ; Paul C Hewett, Population Council ; Richard Gregory, Population Council

  2. Evaluating HIV Estimates from National Population-Based Surveys for Bias due to Non-ResponseVinod Mishra, ORC Macro ; Ties Boerma, World Health Organization (WHO) ; Ann Way, ORC Macro ; Bernard Barrere, ORC Macro ; Fred Arnold, ORC Macro ; Anne R. Cross, ORC Macro ; Rathavuth Hong, ORC Macro ; Kiersten Johnson, ORC Macro ; Shane Khan, ORC Macro

  3. The Effect of Non-Response on Population-Based HIV Prevalence Estimates: The Case of Rural MalawiFrancis Obare, University of Pennsylvania

  4. Refusal to Be Tested for HIV and the Likelihood of Infection: A Potential, but Unlikely Source of Bias in Community-Based Studies of HIV PrevalenceGeorges Reniers, University of Pennsylvania ; Tekebash Araya, Addis Ababa University ; Yemane Berhane, Addis Ababa University ; Eduard J. Sanders, Wellcome Trust ; Gail Davey, Addis Ababa University

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