The base for HIV variables V473A and V473B is respondents living in households
Sample not tested/lost/damaged/insufficient
Not enough DBS to complete protocol
Warning: these figures indicate the number of cases found in the data file. They cannot be interpreted as summary statistics of the population of interest.
HIV related variables: Result of measuring (HIV)
The actual outcome of the HIV test is not available in this data set. HIV results are not distributed with the DHS general data files, they are distributed in a separate file and users need to agree on special conditions to receive that data.