Temporal trends in sexually transmitted infection prevalence and condom use following introduction of the female condom to Madagascar sex workers.

@article{Hoke2007TemporalTI,
  title={Temporal trends in sexually transmitted infection prevalence and condom use following introduction of the female condom to Madagascar sex workers.},
  author={Theresa Hatzell Hoke and Paul J. Feldblum and Kathleen Van Damme and Marlina D Nasution and Thomas W Grey and Emelita L Wong and Louisette Ralimamonjy and Leonardine Raharimalala and Andry Rasamindrakotroka},
  journal={International journal of STD & AIDS},
  year={2007},
  volume={18 7},
  pages={461-6}
}
We followed 1000 sex workers in Madagascar for 18 months to assess whether adding female condoms to male condom distribution led to increased protection levels and decreased sexually transmitted infections (STIs). For months 1-6, participants had access to male condoms only; in the final 12 months, they had access to male and female condoms. We interviewed participants about condom use every two months and tested for chlamydia, gonorrhoea and trichomoniasis every six months. Following six… CONTINUE READING
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