Male Use of Female Sex Work in India: A Nationally Representative Behavioural Survey

@inproceedings{Gaffey2011MaleUO,
  title={Male Use of Female Sex Work in India: A Nationally Representative Behavioural Survey},
  author={Michelle F. Gaffey and S. Venkatesh and Neeraj Dhingra and Ajay Khera and Rajesh Kumar and Paul Arora and Nico Nagelkerke and Prabhat Jha},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2011}
}
Heterosexual transmission of HIV in India is driven by the male use of female sex workers (FSW), but few studies have examined the factors associated with using FSW. This nationally representative study examined the prevalence and correlates of FSW use among 31,040 men aged 15-49 years in India in 2006. Nationally, about 4% of men used FSW in the previous year, representing about 8.5 million FSW clients. Unmarried men were far more likely than married men to use FSW overall (PR = 8.0), but less… CONTINUE READING
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