publication . Article . 2011

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

Siddiqui, Anees ur Rehman; Qian, Han-Zhu; Altaf, Arshad; Cassell, Holly; Shah, Sharaf Ali; Vermund, Sten H;
Open Access
  • Published: 30 Sep 2011 Journal: BMJ Open, volume 1, pages e000154-e000154 (issn: 2044-6055, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: BMJ
Abstract
Article summary Article focus To determine the prevalence of condom use in regular and casual clients of Hijra sex workers. Key messages It is feasible to access hard-to-reach populations. The intervention programme should also focus on clients. Strengths and limitations of this study This is the first study of its kind. The study involved no HIV testing. The study gave an incentive to clients and Hijra sex workers for participating in the study.
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: virus diseases
free text keywords: General Medicine, Gynecology, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Reproductive health, business.industry, business, HIV/AIDS, medicine.disease, Condom, law.invention, law, Public health, Nursing, Socioeconomic status, Men who have sex with men, Cross-sectional study, Demography, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Reproductive Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Research, 1506, 1729
Funded by
NIH| UAB AIDS International Training and Research Program
Project
  • Funder: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Project Code: 3D43TW001035-09S6
  • Funding stream: FOGARTY INTERNATIONAL CENTER
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publication . Article . 2011

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

Siddiqui, Anees ur Rehman; Qian, Han-Zhu; Altaf, Arshad; Cassell, Holly; Shah, Sharaf Ali; Vermund, Sten H;