publication . Other literature type . Article . 2011

Bridging Populations—Sexual Risk Behaviors and HIV Prevalence in Clients and Partners of Female Sex Workers, Bangkok, Thailand 2007

Neha S. Shah; Ray W. Shiraishi; Wonchart Subhachaturas; Abhijeet Anand; Sara J. Whitehead; Suvimon Tanpradech; Chomnad Manopaiboon; Keith M. Sabin; Kimberley K. Fox; Andrea Y. Kim;
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  • Published: 19 Feb 2011
  • Publisher: Springer US
Abstract
The aim of this study is to estimate HIV prevalence and assess sexual behaviors in a high-risk and difficult-to-reach population of clients of female sex workers (FSWs). A modified variation of respondent-driven sampling was conducted among FSWs in Bangkok, where FSWs recruited 3 FSW peers, 1 client, and 1 nonpaying partner. After informed consent was obtained, participants completed a questionnaire, were HIV-tested, and were asked to return for results. Analyses were weighted to control for the design of the survey. Among 540 FSWs, 188 (35%) recruited 1 client, and 88 (16%) recruited 1 nonpaying partner. Clients’ median age was 38 years. HIV prevalence was 20% ...
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Medical Subject Headings: virus diseases
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2011

Bridging Populations—Sexual Risk Behaviors and HIV Prevalence in Clients and Partners of Female Sex Workers, Bangkok, Thailand 2007

Neha S. Shah; Ray W. Shiraishi; Wonchart Subhachaturas; Abhijeet Anand; Sara J. Whitehead; Suvimon Tanpradech; Chomnad Manopaiboon; Keith M. Sabin; Kimberley K. Fox; Andrea Y. Kim;