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

    Article - En anglais

    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.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Immunodéficit acquis syndrome, Virose, Infection, Prostitution, Recommandation, Prévention, Gambie, Afrique, Hémopathie, Immunopathologie, Maladie sexuellement transmissible, Comportement sexuel, Condom, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Prostitution, Recommendation, Prevention, Gambia, Africa, Hemopathy, Immunopathology, Sexually transmitted disease, Sexual behavior, Condom, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0382789

    Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 199406.