Replication data for: The Demand for Medical Male Circumcision
- Chinkhumba, Jobiba
- Godlonton, Susan
- Thornton, Rebecca
AbstractThis paper measures the demand for adult medical male circumcision using an experiment that randomly offered varying-priced subsidies and comprehensive information to 1,600 uncircumcised men in urban Malawi. We find low demand for male circumcision: only 3 percent are circumcised over a three month period. Despite the low overall level of take-up, both price and information are significant determinants of circumcision. Still, the main barriers to male circumcision-cultural norms and fear of pain-are not affected by prices or information. Significant demand generation efforts are needed for this HIV prevention strategy to be effective.
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DOI: 10.1257/app.6.2.152 (Text)
Chinkhumba, Jobiba, Susan Godlonton, and Rebecca Thornton. “The Demand for Medical Male Circumcision.” American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 6, no. 2 (April 2014): 152–77. https://doi.org/10.1257/app.6.2.152.
- ID: 10.1257/app.6.2.152 (DOI)
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