HIV risk perception, risk behavior, and seroprevalence among female commercial sex workers in Georgetown, Guyana.

@article{Carter1997HIVRP,
  title={HIV risk perception, risk behavior, and seroprevalence among female commercial sex workers in Georgetown, Guyana.},
  author={Kristie Carter and Bruce Harry and M A Louis Jeune and Diane E Nicholson},
  journal={Revista panamericana de salud publica = Pan American journal of public health},
  year={1997},
  volume={1 6},
  pages={451-9}
}
A study of 108 female sex workers engaged in prostitution in Georgetown, Guyana, was made in April 1993. Based on interviews and procurement of blood samples, the study investigated relationships between HIV seroprevalences and AIDS knowledge, risk behaviors, client characteristics, and condom use. Street-walkers-as distinct from sex workers in bars, hotels, and Port Georgetown-tended to charge less, be worse off socioeconomically, and have clients who were similarly disadvantaged; they were… CONTINUE READING
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