publication . Article . Other literature type . 2006

Migrant men: a priority for HIV control in Pakistan?

Faisel, A; Cleland, J;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Aug 2006 Journal: Sexually Transmitted Infections, volume 82, pages 307-310 (issn: 1368-4973, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: BMJ
Objectives: To assess sexual risk behaviour and prevalence of treatable sexually transmitted infections (STI) in migrant male workers in Lahore, Pakistan. Methods: Behavioural interviews were conducted on a representative sample of 590 migrant men aged 20–49 years. Biological samples were collected from a subsample of 190 and tested for chlamydia, gonorrhoea, and syphilis. Results: Over half (55%) of single men were sexually experienced and 36% of married men reported premarital sex. The median ages at first intercourse and first marriage were 21 years and 28 years, respectively. In the total sample (including virgins), 13% reported any female non-marital partne...
free text keywords: Infectious Diseases, Dermatology, Gynecology, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Condom, law.invention, law, Chlamydia, medicine.disease, Syphilis, HIV/AIDS, Sexually transmitted disease, Premarital sex, Population, education.field_of_study, education, business.industry, business, Unsafe Sex, Public Health
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