Journal article

The first community-based sexually transmitted disease/HIV intervention trial for female sex workers in China

Zunyou Wu, Keming Rou, Manhong Jia, Song Duan, Sheena G Sullivan

AIDS | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2007

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: This study was the first community-based intervention to test feasibility and effectiveness of an intervention targeting sex workers in China. DESIGN: Prospective, community-based, pre/post-intervention trial. METHOD: Thirty establishments in Chengjiang, 34 in Ruili and 23 in Longchuan were selected for the study. The study participants were female sex workers. Out-reach workers visited the establishments to conduct intervention activities over 6 weeks. The activities included lectures, discussion, video and audio cassettes, and distribution of educational folders and condoms. Pre- and post-intervention cross-sectional surveys assessed changes in sexually transmitted disease (STD..

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