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Survey: National Baseline High Risk Groups and Bridge Population BSS, India 2001: Female Sex Workers

Title: Female Sex Workers
Survey Type: BSS
Country: India
Year: 2001/2002
Start Date: October 2001
End Date: March 2002
Female Male
Respondent: Target Groups Respondent: [n/a]
Age: 11 - 49 Age: [n/a]
Sample Size: 5574 Sample Size: [n/a]
Facilities Households
Sample Size: [n/a] Sample Size: [n/a]
Implementing: National AIDS Control Organization, ORG-CSR, India
Description: National Baseline BSS among Female Sex Workers (FSW) and their Clients was conducted in 32 States and Union Territories of the country. Topics included in the questionnaire: Background Characteristics, Knowledge, Opinion and Attitude towards STI/HIV/AIDS, Marriage, Family, Income, Number and Type of Partners, Sexual History, Risk Perception and Exposure to Intervention.
Footnote: [n/a]
4.0.1) Heard of HIV/AIDS
4.1) Knowledge of HIV prevention methods - Composite of 2 components (prompted)
4.1.2) Knowledge of HIV prevention methods - Use of condoms (prompted)
4.1.3) Knowledge of HIV prevention methods - Only one partner (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
12.4) Men and women seeking treatment for STIs

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