Assessing the validity of sexual behaviour reports in a whole population survey in rural Malawi.


Glynn, JR; Kayuni, N; Banda, E; Parrott, F; Floyd, S; Francis-Chizororo, M; Nkhata, M; Tanton, C; Hemmings, J; Molesworth, A; Crampin, AC; French, N; (2011) Assessing the validity of sexual behaviour reports in a whole population survey in rural Malawi. PLoS One, 6 (7). e22840. ISSN 1932-6203 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0022840

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Abstract

Sexual behaviour surveys are widely used, but under-reporting of particular risk behaviours is common, especially by women. Surveys in whole populations provide an unusual opportunity to understand the extent and nature of such under-reporting.

Item Type: Article
Faculty and Department: Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health > Dept of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Research Centre: MEIRU
Population Studies Group
Tropical Epidemiology Group
PubMed ID: 21818398
Web of Science ID: 293282700082
URI: http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/id/eprint/312

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