The BAIS is Botswana's national population based household sexual behavioural survey. The baseline survey was conducted in 2001. Further surveys were conducted in 2004, 2008 and 2013. The primary objective of the BAIS III 2008 was to update current information on the sexual behavioral patterns of the population aged 10-64 years and the HIV prevalence and incidence rates among those aged 18 months and older at national, district and sub-district level. This information wil be used for continuous strategic prevention, national HIV program planning and future HIV and AIDS research.
Kind of Data
Sample survey data [ssd]
The survey was intended to provide:
i. national HIV prevalence and incidence estimates among the population aged 18 months and older
ii. indicative trends in sexual and preventive behaviour among the population aged 10-64 years
iii. a comparison between HIV rate, behavior, knowledge, attitude, and cultural factors that are associated with the epidemic with estimates derived from previous surveys
iv.demographic and socio-economic data, and data on housing and household members to examine the determinants and consequences of the pandemic.