Violence among women who exchange sex is pervasive and has been associated with risk for HIV infection. Client-perpetrated violence CPV and intimate-partner violence IPV introduce vulnerability that place women at higher risk of sexual and drug-use behaviors associated with HIV and may affect their ability to seek healthcare services. Despite the importance of violence and HIV risk among women who exchange sex, data for prevention efforts in the US is lacking. In , women who exchanged sex for money or drugs in the prior 12 months were recruited via respondent-driven sampling and interviewed in five cities Chicago, Detroit, Houston, New York City, and Seattle. Using log-linked Poisson regression, we calculated separate adjusted prevalence ratios aPR for associations between 4 violence measures and 2 past-year behavioral outcomes: condomless sex vaginal or anal and injection drug use. The violence measures included physical e.
VIOLENCE AND HIV RISK FACTORS AMONG WOMEN WHO EXCHANGE SEX FOR MONEY OR DRUGS
Exchange Sex and HIV Risk among MSM Online - Karolynn Siegel
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HIV Risk Among Persons Who Exchange Sex for Money or Nonmonetary Items
The goal of this research was to examine associations among sociodemographic factors, HIV risk, and community context e. Participants , Almost one-third A sizeable proportion reported HIV-related risk:
The purpose of this study was to investigate differences in drug use and HIV risk behaviors among women who exchanged sex for drugs only, for money only, or for both drugs and money. Structured interview responses from 2, drug-using women in 23 cities who reported having exchanged sex in the prior 30 days were analyzed. They were also more likely to have had unprotected sex and sex with a drug injector. Those who exchanged sex only for drugs reported having sex half as often as the other two groups and had one fourth the number of partners, but used condoms the least when having sex. Women who exchanged sex for money only were the most likely to inject drugs and the least likely to have had unprotected sex.