HIV/AIDS related knowledge and attitude among female sex workers in Tehran/Iran


Methods This study includes two phases. Phase one: A cross-sectional survey was conducted among 280 female sex workers in various urban areas in Tehran. During the survey a 114 item researcher designed questionnaire was used. The validity and reliability of questionnaire was assessed during a pilot study. Phase two: Following the quantitative survey a qualitative study was done which 39 in-depth interviews were conducted to gain insights into the context of their risky sexual behaviors and suggestions for feasible HIV primary prevention interventions.

DOI: 10.1186/1742-4690-7-S1-P130

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@inproceedings{Ghahfarokhi2010HIVAIDSRK, title={HIV/AIDS related knowledge and attitude among female sex workers in Tehran/Iran}, author={Saeid Madani Ghahfarokhi and Ameneh Setareh Forouzan and Payam Roshanfekr and Mohamad Ali Mohammadi and Masoumeh Dejman and Meroeh Vameghi and Mirtaher Mousavi and Hassan Rafiee and Mansoureh Hemmasian Ettefagh and Malihe Sheyani}, booktitle={Retrovirology}, year={2010} }