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Survey: HIV/AIDS Behavioral Surveillance Survey, Ethiopia 2002, Round 1: Female sex workers (FSWs)

Title: Female sex workers (FSWs)
Survey Type: BSS
Country: Ethiopia
Year: 2002
Start Date: December 2001
End Date: May 2002
Female Male
Respondent: Target Groups Respondent: [n/a]
Age: 15 - 49 Age: [n/a]
Sample Size: 2487 Sample Size: [n/a]
Facilities Households
Sample Size: [n/a] Sample Size: [n/a]
Implementing: Federal Republic of Ethiopia, Ministry of Health
  Age range matches - female
Description: FSWs (15 to 49 years old) in seven urban centers (Addis Ababa, Bahir Dar, Nazareth, Awassa, Gambella, Dire Dawa and Liben-Borena) were targeted in this survey. These FSWs could be broadly divided into three categories: �??�?�¢?�??�?�¢ Bar/hotel-based sex workers�??�?�¢?? women who were paid by bar/hotel owners as �??�?�¢??barmaids�??�?�¢?? but who also used the bar/hotel to pick up sex clients, and those who were not paid by the bar/hotel owners but visited to the bar/hotel to pick up sex clients. �??�?�¢?�??�?�¢ Home-based sex workers�??�?�¢?? women who worked from their homes where they were involved in commercial sex work with/without selling local alcoholic beverages. �??�?�¢?�??�?�¢ Street-based sex workers�??�?�¢?? women who went onto the streets in the evenings to pick up sex clients.
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4.0.1) Heard of HIV/AIDS
4.1.2) Knowledge of HIV prevention methods - Use of condoms (prompted)
4.1.3) Knowledge of HIV prevention methods - Only one partner (prompted)
4.1.4) Knowledge of HIV prevention methods - Abstain from sex (prompted)
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
4.5.3) Knowledge of mother to child transmission of HIV
4.5.6) Knowledge of MTCT - Through breastfeeding
5.1.1) Population ever receiving an HIV test
12.4) Men and women seeking treatment for STIs

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