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

@article{Shah2010BridgingPR,
  title={Bridging Populations—Sexual Risk Behaviors and HIV Prevalence in Clients and Partners of Female Sex Workers, Bangkok, Thailand 2007},
  author={Neha Shah and Ray W. Shiraishi and Wonchart Subhachaturas and Abhijeet Anand and Sara J. Whitehead and Suvimon Tanpradech and Chomnad Manopaiboon and Keith M. Sabin and Kimberley K. Fox and Andrea Y. Kim},
  journal={Journal of Urban Health},
  year={2010},
  volume={88},
  pages={533-544}
}
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… CONTINUE READING
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