publication . Article . 2011

Condom use during commercial sex among clients of Hijra sex workers in Karachi Pakistan (cross-sectional study).

Vermund SH;
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  • Published: 30 Sep 2011 Journal: BMJ Open, volume 1, pages e000154-e000154 (issn: 2044-6055, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: BMJ
Abstract
Objective: To describe the prevalence and predictors of condom use and sexual risk in the male clients of Hijra sex workers (HSWs) in Karachi, Pakistan. Design: Cross-sectional study. Setting: Karachi, Pakistan. Participants: Clients of HSWs were recruited with assistance from HSWs and a non-governmental organisation (NGO) focused on men who have sex with men (MSM) during OctobereNovember 2010. Measurements: The interviewer administered the questionnaire to each participant to solicit information on demographics, HIV/AIDS knowledge/attitudes and sexual risk behaviours/practices, including condom use in the last sexual act with the HSW. Results: Of the 203 partic...
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free text keywords: General Medicine
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