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

Friday, March 31
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Santa Anita C
Lobby Level

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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