TITLE

The Effect of Geography on HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Tijuana's Red Light District

AUTHOR(S)
Gaines, Tommi; Rusch, Melanie; Brouwer, Kimberly; Lozada, Remedios; Perkins, Emily; Strathdee, Steffanie; Patterson, Thomas
PUB. DATE
October 2013
SOURCE
Journal of Urban Health;Oct2013, Vol. 90 Issue 5, p915
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Report
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study to examine primary work location of female sex workers (FSWs) in Zona Roja, Tijuana, Mexico and also investigates epidemics of HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among FSWs. It revealed 7 percent prevalence of HIV, 6.6 percent prevalence for Chlamydia and 9.6 percent prevalence for gonorrhea among FSWs. It also discusses protective sexual behaviors among FSWs.
ACCESSION #
90632102

 

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