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The effects of post-test counselling on condom use among prostitutes in The Gambia.

Abstract:
OBJECTIVES: To determine the effect of counselling on condom use by prostitutes. DESIGN: Cohort study. SETTING: Field-based study in The Gambia. PARTICIPANTS: Thirty-one (12 HIV-positive and 19 HIV-negative) prostitutes. INTERVENTIONS: Post-test HIV counselling. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Levels of condom use. RESULTS: Overall, counselling had no effect on condom use. CONCLUSIONS: Scarce resources should be directed towards providing condoms in bars rather than counselling.
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Pickering, H More by this author
Quigley, M More by this author
Wilkins, A More by this author
Journal:
AIDS (London, England)
Volume:
7
Issue:
2
Pages:
271-273
Publication date:
1993-02-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1473-5571
ISSN:
0269-9370
URN:
uuid:9c3afdb4-5a80-4bdc-80e9-062d478d1f7c
Source identifiers:
484190
Local pid:
pubs:484190

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