Summary of Methodologies to Measure Prevention of HIV/AIDS among Young People

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Year: 2013


This document provides a summary table of the major tools that have been commonly used to measure prevention of HIV/AIDS among youth. This table has been designed to help program planners, policy makers, and others interested in understanding the status of youth HIV risk and youth HIV prevention programs at the national, regional, or local level. For each methodology, this document lists the most commonly used data collection tools to evaluate youth programs. Information is provided on the significance of the tool, how it is administered, what it can measure, the strengths and weaknesses of the tool, applications and examples of data use, and resources for where to find more information on each of the tools. Technical reviews and inputs were provided by the members of the Strategic Information Working Group of the Inter-Agency Task Team on HIV/AIDS and Young People.