Brief HIV Knowledge Questionnaire (HIV-KQ18)

The Brief HIV Knowledge Questionnaire (Carey & Schroder, 2002) is an 18-item dichotomous response (true/false) measure that detects an individual's knowledge about HIV transmission, prevention, and consequences. It was found to be internally consistent, stable and sensitive to the change resulting from intervention, and suitable for use with low-literacy populations.

Measure Source Article:

Carey, M. P., & Schroder, K. E. (2002). Development and psychometric evaluation of the brief HIV Knowledge Questionnaire. AIDS Education and Prevention, 14(2), 172-182.


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