Association entre l'utilisation d'un traitement pour les infections transmises sexuellement et une utilisation moindre du condom chez les travailleuses du sexe en Inde du Sud

Authors: Legendre-Dugal, Marianne
Advisor: Alary, Michel
Abstract: Our study was part of the evaluation of the Avahan HIV prevention program targeted at female sex workers (FSW) in India. Treatment of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) was part of the strategies used in this program. We assessed whether having received a treatment was associated with consistent condom use (CCU). This cross-sectional study was conducted in 2006-2007 among 1378 FSWs in five Indian districts. Reported CCU was lowest among FSWs who had received ≥3 treatments in the last three to 12 months with their new or occasional clients [Adjusted prevalence ratio (APR): 0.70, 95% Confidence interval (95%CI): 0.57-0.84] and for the most recent repeat client (APR 0.63, 95%CI: 0.51-0.78). Further research on the causal link between those two variables is warranted.
Document Type: Mémoire de maîtrise
Issue Date: 2015
Open Access Date: 23 April 2018
Grantor: Université Laval
Collection:Thèses et mémoires

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