408) ASK CONSENT FOR BLOOD PRESSURE FROM PARENT/ OTHER ADULT IDENTIFIED IN 407 AS RESPONSIBLE FOR NEVER MARRIED MEN AGE 15-17.
I would like to measure (NAME OF ADOLESCENT)?s blood pressure. This will be done three times, with an interval of about five minutes between measurements. This is a harmless procedure. Blood pressure measurement is used to find out if a person has high blood pressure. If not treated, high blood pressure may eventually cause serious damage to the heart. The results of this blood pressure measurement will be given to you and (NAME OF ADOLESCENT) after the measurement process is completed. The results of blood pressure measurement will be explained to you. If (NAME OF ADOLESCENT)?s blood pressure is high, we will suggest that (NAME OF ADOLESCENT) consult a health facility or doctor since we cannot provide any further testing or treatment during the survey. You can also decide at any time not to participate in the blood pressure measurement. 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 me to measure (NAME OF ADOLESCENT)?s blood pressure?
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.