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True/False: Can get AIDS while donating blood

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For sample persons age 18 and older, AIDGIVBLODYN indicates whether the person believes that a person can get AIDS or the AIDS virus infection while giving or donating blood for use by others.

This variable is part of the NHIS supplement on AIDS knowledge and attitudes. For related variables, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus.


Changes in survey design (e.g., quarters in which the supplement was collected) may affect raw frequencies, but do not affect comparability of the variable. As always, data users should use the prescribed IHIS weights.


  • 1991: Sample persons age 18+.
  • 1992: Half of sample persons age 18+.


  • 1991-1992