Determinants of condom breakage among female sex workers in Karnataka, India

@inproceedings{Bradley2011DeterminantsOC,
  title={Determinants of condom breakage among female sex workers in Karnataka, India},
  author={Janet E Bradley and Subramanian Potty Rajaram and Michel Alary and Shajy K Isac and Reynold G Washington and Stephen S Moses and Banadakoppa Manjappa Ramesh},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Condoms are effective in preventing the transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, when properly used. However, recent data from surveys of female sex workers (FSWs) in Karnataka in south India, suggest that condom breakage rates may be quite high. It is important therefore to quantify condom breakage rates, and examine what factors might precipitate condom breakage, so that programmers can identify those at risk, and develop appropriate interventions. METHODS… CONTINUE READING