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Percentage of Men (age 15-49 years) who have comprehensive knowledge of HIV/AIDS during 2015-16

November 30, 2018

According to NFHS-4, Percentage of Men (age 15-49 years) who have comprehensive knowledge of HIV/AIDS was 32.3% in 2015-16 in India, whereas it was 29.3% in rural areas of India and 37.4% in urban areas of India during 2015-16.

There were nineteen States/UTs which were seen above the national value of 32.3% Men (age 15-49 years) who have comprehensive knowledge of HIV/AIDS in 2015-16. Mizoram had the highest of 68.2% Men (age 15-49 years) who have comprehensive knowledge of HIV/AIDS, followed by Chandigarh, Punjab, Manipur, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Goa, Lakshadweep, Rajasthan, Tripura, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Chattisgarh and Odisha with 66.4%, 62.3%, 57.9%, 55.5%, 50.8%, 49.8%, 48.5%, 44.5%, 44.4%, 44%, 41.9%, 37.6%, 37.4%, 36.8%, 36.5%, 36.1%, 35.8% and 32.8% respectively in 2015-16.

Among the rest 17 States/UTs namely Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Jammu & Kashmir, Nagaland, Assam, Jharkhand, Puducherry, Meghalaya, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Tamil Nadu; Tamil Nadu had the lowest of 10.9% Men (age 15-49 years) who have comprehensive knowledge of HIV/AIDS during 2015-16.

Note: NA: Not Available; NFHS: National Family Health Survey; NFHS-4 conducted during 2015-16 and NFHS-3 conducted during 2005-06.

Dataset URL: https://data.gov.in/catalog/key-indicators-national-family-health-survey-nfhs

Resource Title: All India level and State-wise Key Indicators of NFHS-3 and NFHS-4

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Source: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare , Department of Health and Family Welfare

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