Sex workers in Vietnam: how many, how risky?

  title={Sex workers in Vietnam: how many, how risky?},
  author={Truong Tan Minh and Do Thi Nhan and Gary R. West and Tonji M. Durant and Richard A. Jenkins and Pham Thi Thu Huong and Ronald O Valdiserri},
  journal={AIDS education and prevention : official publication of the International Society for AIDS Education},
  volume={16 5},
Because of concerns for HIV risks and need to plan effective programs, we assessed the number and risks of sex workers in Nha Trang City, Vietnam. Sex workers were contacted in streets, beaches, bars, and restaurants, and a capture-recapture method was used to estimate their number. An estimated 444 women worked on the streets and beach ("direct" sex workers) and 486 worked in bars and restaurants or other facilities ("indirect" sex workers). Direct and indirect sex workers engaged in sex work… CONTINUE READING