HIV and STI Risk Behaviors, Knowledge, and Testing Among Female Adult Film Performers as Compared to Other California Women

@article{Grudzen2011HIVAS,
  title={HIV and STI Risk Behaviors, Knowledge, and Testing Among Female Adult Film Performers as Compared to Other California Women},
  author={Corita R. Grudzen and Daniella Meeker and Jacqueline M. Torres and Qingling Du and Ronald M. Andersen and Lillian Gelberg},
  journal={AIDS and Behavior},
  year={2011},
  volume={17},
  pages={517-522}
}
A cross-sectional structured online survey was self-administered to a convenience sample of current female adult film performers via the Internet; bivariate analyses compared HIV and other STI risk behaviors, knowledge, and testing in female adult performers to California Women’s Health Survey respondents. 134 female adult film performers (mean age 27.8 years) were compared to the 1,773 female respondents (mean age 31.3 years) to the 2007 CWHS. Female performers initiated sex on average 3 years… 
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