Socioecological Factors Related to Hazardous Alcohol use among Female Sex Workers in Lilongwe, Malawi: A Mixed Methods Study.

@article{Lancaster2018SocioecologicalFR,
  title={Socioecological Factors Related to Hazardous Alcohol use among Female Sex Workers in Lilongwe, Malawi: A Mixed Methods Study.},
  author={Kathryn E Lancaster and Sarah A. MacLean and Thandie Lungu and Pearson Mmodzi and Mina C Hosseinipour and Rebecca Hershow and Kimberly A Powers and Brian Wells Pence and Irving F. Hoffman and William C. Miller and Vivian F Go},
  journal={Substance use & misuse},
  year={2018},
  volume={53 5},
  pages={782-791}
}
BACKGROUND Alcohol use is pervasive among female sex workers (FSW) placing them at increased risk of violence and sexual risk behaviors. FSW often live and work where alcohol is highly normative. OBJECTIVE To understand the socioecological influences on hazardous alcohol use among FSW in Malawi. METHODS In 2014, 200 FSW identified through venue-based… CONTINUE READING