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Survey: Behavioral Surveillance Survey Lao PDR 2000-2001: Service Women

Title: Service Women
Survey Type: BSS
Country: Lao People's Democratic Republic
Year: 2000/2001
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Respondents:
Female Male
Respondent: Target Groups Respondent: [n/a]
Age: [n/a] Age: [n/a]
Sample Size: 764 Sample Size: [n/a]
Facilities Households
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Implementing: Ministry og Health, National Committee for the Control of AIDS
Description: Topics included in the survey report are: Respondent's Background, Sexual Activity and Condom Use, HIV Knowledge and Beliefs, Expoure to HIV/AIDS Information, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, HIV Testing and Personal Experience. Service women- all women working in small drink shops abd nighclubs, who had direct contact with patrons, whether by selling them drinks or sitting with them. Survey of Service Women was conducted in Vientiane Municipality and Luang Prabang, Khummuane, Savannakhet and Champasak Provinces.
Footnote: [n/a]
Indicators:
4.1.1) Knowledge of HIV prevention methods - Composite of 3 components (prompted)
4.2) No incorrect beliefs about AIDS - Composite of 3 components
4.2.1) No incorrect beliefs about AIDS - Healthy-looking person can have the AIDS virus
4.2.2) No incorrect beliefs about AIDS - AIDS cannot be transmitted by mosquito bites
4.2.6) No incorrect beliefs about AIDS - Cannot become infected by sharing food with someone who has AIDS
5.1) Population requesting an HIV test, receiving a test and receiving test results
5.1.1) Population ever receiving an HIV test
8.1) Higher risk sex in the last year
8.2) Condom use at last higher risk sex (with a non-marital, non-cohabiting partner)
8.5) Condom use at last commercial sex, reported by sex worker



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