Table 2

Methods used in behavioural surveillance: number of countries using as main method(s).

General

Population

Youth

MSM

IDU

SW

STI

patients

PLWHA

Migrants


Representative designs


Sexuality module in general health surveys

6

14

2

2


Specific KABP survey

8

10


Comprehensive sexuality/reproductive health surveys

8

6

1


Addiction focused surveys

2

5


Surveys using respondent driven sampling for hard-to-reach populations

2

2

1


Non representative designs


Service based data collection

11

5

9

3

1


Internet surveys

1

14

2


Venue-based/community based surveys

12

8

4

3

5


Cohort studies

2


Mapping of HIV/STI behavioural surveillance in Europe, 2008.*

* More than one method may be used for surveillance in a population

Dubois-Arber et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2010 10:290   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-10-290

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