• Sima Barmania
  • Michael J. Reiss
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This chapter describes both the qualitative and quantitative methods employed for this study. Qualitative interviews were employed to explore the experiences, attitudes and practices of three stakeholder groups: people living with HIV; religious leaders; and officials from the Ministry of Health. A total of 35 in-depth, semi-structured interviews were conducted face-to-face, audio-taped, transcribed and analysed thematically. Quantitative data were obtained from the same three groups by means of a common questionnaire. In all, 252 completed questionnaires were obtained and analysis was undertaken using SPSS.


Qualitative methodology Quantitative methodology In-depth interviews Surveys Framework analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sima Barmania
    • 1
  • Michael J. Reiss
    • 1
  1. 1.UCL Institute of EducationUniversity College LondonLondonUK

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