The Effectiveness of Respondent Driven Sampling for Recruiting Males Who have Sex with Males in Dhaka, Bangladesh

@article{Johnston2007TheEO,
  title={The Effectiveness of Respondent Driven Sampling for Recruiting Males Who have Sex with Males in Dhaka, Bangladesh},
  author={Lisa Grazina Johnston and Rasheda Khanam and Masud Reza and Sharful Islam Khan and Sarah Banu and Md. Shah Alam and M. Waliur Rahman and Tasnim Azim},
  journal={AIDS and Behavior},
  year={2007},
  volume={12},
  pages={294-304}
}
This paper evaluates the effectiveness of respondent driven sampling (RDS) to sample males who have sex with males (MSM) in Dhaka, Bangladesh. A major objective for conducting this survey was to determine whether RDS can be a viable sampling method for future routine serologic and behavioral surveillance of MSM as well as other socially networked, hard to reach populations in Bangladesh. We assessed the feasibility of RDS (survey duration; MSM social network properties; number and types of… CONTINUE READING
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