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HIV-Related Sexual Behavior in Urban, Rural and Border Areas of Burkina Faso

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  1. Venue verification interviews supported community informants’ reports that sexual risk behavior clustered at the most frequently cited venues that were selected for the individual interviews. Representatives of these venues were more likely to report that at their venues, men find women sex partners, women find men sex partners and sex workers solicit clients (92.0, 88.0 and 26.7%, respectively) than representatives of all other venues (72.6, 65.7 and 8.7%, respectively).[0] Individual interviews also confirmed that meeting sex partners on site was common, though it differed greatly by setting; only 15% of men and women in rural villages had ever met a partner on site, compared with 60% of men and women in the border area of Banfora and over 70% in urban Tenkodogo.

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This study was made possible by support from the World Bank and USAID under terms of Cooperative Agreement HRN-A-00-97-00018-00. We wish to thank Dr. P Patnaik for technical assistance in the field and the Banfora and Tenkodoko Health District research teams for their diligence in data collection and data entry.

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Khan, M., Brown, L., Nagot, N. et al. HIV-Related Sexual Behavior in Urban, Rural and Border Areas of Burkina Faso. AIDS Behav 10, 607–617 (2006). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-006-9113-7

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Keywords

  • Health District
  • Border Area
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease
  • Community Informant
  • Multiple Partnership