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《Guangdong Journal of Health and Epidemic Prevention》 2004-06
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Survey of STD/AIDS related knowledge and behaviors among community female sex workers

WANG Ye, FU Xiao-bing, LIN Peng, et al. Center for Diseases Control and Prevention of Guangdong Province, Guangzhou 510300, China  
Objective To study the knowledge of STD/AIDS and high risk behaviors related to HIV/AIDS among community female sex workers FCSWs in order to explore effective intervention methods. Methods During May to June 2002, FCSWs were interviewed face-to-face using designed questionnaire in two townships in Guangdong province. Results The awareness percentages of STD/AIDS transmission and prevention knowledge were 53.9% and 54.0% respectively among 121 FCSWs. The percentage of using condom was low; only 51.1% reported consistent use and 13.8% never use. 5.8% of FCSWs reported taking drug. Conclusion The STD/AIDS related knowledge was low and high risk sex behaviors were common among FCSWs in the community. It is urgent to implement health promotion and behavioral intervention and to control HIV spread from FCSWs to general population.
【Fund】: 广东省重大医学科技攻关项目 (项目编号 :B3 0 4)
【CateGory Index】: R193
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