MODE field

Containing table:
Explanation of variable:
Mode of infection
Format of data:
numeric. see coding table for valid codings.

Coding Table

CodeMode of infection
1homo/bisexual
2injecting drug user
3(1+2)
4haemophiliac
5transfusion, non-haemophilia related
6heterosexual contact
7(6+2)
8Perinatal
9Sexual contact (homo/hetero not specified)
10Sexual abuse
90other, (specify)
99unknown