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Document Type
Analytical Studies
Publication Topic(s)
Family Planning, HIV/AIDS
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Westoff, Charles F., Dawn A. Koffman, and Caroline Moreau. 2011. The Impact of Television and Radio on Reproductive Behavior and on HIV/AIDS Knowledge and Behavior. DHS Analytical Studies No. 24. Calverton, Maryland, USA: ICF International.
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Publication Date
December 2011
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This is a study of the association of radio and television exposure with different aspects of reproductive behavior and with knowledge, attitudes, and behavior in connection with HIV/AIDS. The measures of mass media are limited to the frequency that women and men report listening to the radio and watching television, which are standard questions in the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS). Only the frequency is assessed; the DHS does not obtain information on programmatic content.


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