Perspectives on condom breakage: a qualitative study of female sex workers in Bangalore, India.

@article{Gurav2014PerspectivesOC,
  title={Perspectives on condom breakage: a qualitative study of female sex workers in Bangalore, India.},
  author={Kaveri Gurav and Janet Bradley and G Chandrashekhar Gowda and Michel Alary},
  journal={Culture, health & sexuality},
  year={2014},
  volume={16 5},
  pages={
          575-86
        }
}
A qualitative study was conducted to obtain a detailed understanding of two key determinants of condom breakage - 'rough sex' and poor condom fit - identified in a recent telephone survey of female sex workers, in Bangalore, India. Transcripts from six focus-group discussions involving 35 female sex workers who reported condom breakage during the telephone survey were analysed. Rough sex in different forms, from over-exuberance to violence, was often described by sex workers as a result of… CONTINUE READING
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