Format

Send to:

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
AIDS. 1993 Feb;7(2):271-3.

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

Author information

  • 1Medical Research Council, Banjul, 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.

PMID:
8466691
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Loading ...
    Write to the Help Desk