Capture-recapture for estimating the size of the female sex worker population in three cities in Côte d'Ivoire and in Kisumu, western Kenya.

@article{Vuylsteke2010CapturerecaptureFE,
  title={Capture-recapture for estimating the size of the female sex worker population in three cities in C{\^o}te d'Ivoire and in Kisumu, western Kenya.},
  author={Bea Vuylsteke and Hilde M. Vandenhoudt and Lilian Langat and Gis{\`e}le Semd{\'e} and Joris Menten and Fredrick S Odongo and Ayubu Anapapa and Lazare Sika and Anne M Buv{\'e} and Marie Laga},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2010},
  volume={15 12},
  pages={1537-43}
}
OBJECTIVE To estimate the female sex worker population size in three cities in Côte d'Ivoire and in Kisumu, Kenya. METHODS   Capture-recapture was used, calculating size estimates by first 'tagging' a number of individuals and, through an independent recapture, calculating the proportion of overlap. The same procedures were used in all four cities. In the first phase, members of the target population were 'captured' and 'marked' by giving them a capture card. Six days later, in the same… CONTINUE READING

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