250. ASK FOR CONSENT FOR ANEMIA TEST FROM PARENT/OTHER RESPONSIBLE ADULT IDENTIFIED IN 249 AS RESPONSIBLE FOR NEVER IN UNION MEN AGE 15-17.
As part of this survey, we are asking people all over the country to take an anemia test. Anemia is a serious health problem that usually results from poor nutrition, infection, or chronic disease. This survey will assist the government to develop programs to prevent and treat anemia.
For the anemia testing, we will need few drops of blood from a finger. The equipment used to take the blood is clean and completely safe. It has never been used before and will be thrown away after each test.
The blood will be tested for anemia immediately, and the result will be told to you and (NAME OF ADOLESCENT) right away. The result will be kept strictly confidential and will not be shared with anyone other than members of our survey team.
Do you have any questions?
You can say 'yes' to the test for (NAME OF ADOLESCENT), or you can say 'no'. It is up to you to decide.
Will you allow (NAME OF ADOLESCENT) to participate in the anemia test?
Adolescent refused after parent granted
Parent/caretaker not present
Minor not present
NIU (not in universe)
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.
For adult male household members, HWMHEMOCONSENT (HB52) indicates whether permission was granted for blood to be drawn and tested for hemoglobin level (as an indicator of anemia) or, if not, why not. Interviewers read a statement about hemoglobin testing and requested permission to draw and test the individual's blood for hemoglobin level.