The context of economic insecurity and its relation to violence and risk factors for HIV among female sex workers in Andhra Pradesh, India.

@article{Reed2010TheCO,
  title={The context of economic insecurity and its relation to violence and risk factors for HIV among female sex workers in Andhra Pradesh, India.},
  author={Elizabeth Reed and Jhumka Gupta and Monica Rao Biradavolu and Vasavi Devireddy and Kim M. Blankenship},
  journal={Public health reports},
  year={2010},
  volume={125 Suppl 4},
  pages={
          81-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVE We examined the context of economic insecurity and debt among female sex workers (FSWs), how this context varies among FSWs, and its association with experiences of violence and sexual risk factors for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). METHODS We recruited FSWs aged > or =18 years (n = 673) through respondent-driven sampling for a survey on HIV risk in this region. Using logistic regression models (adjusted for partner status, education, financial support, and literacy), we… CONTINUE READING
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