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Validation, replication, and sensitivity testing of Heckman-type selection models to adjust estimates of HIV prevalence

Clark, Samuel J.; Houle, Brian

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A recent study using Heckman-type selection models to adjust for non-response in the Zambia 2007 Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) found a large correction in HIV prevalence for males. We aim to validate this finding, replicate the adjustment approach in other DHSs, apply the adjustment approach in an external empirical context, and assess the robustness of the technique to different adjustment approaches. We used 6 DHSs, and an HIV prevalence study from rural South Africa to validate and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/63303
Source: PLOS ONE (Public Library of Science)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0112563

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