Commercial sex work has re-emerged as a widespread industry since China started economic reforms in the s. This study examined the role of interpersonal and venue-level factors in commercial sex male clients' CSMCs condom use with female sex workers FSWs in China. Given the heterogeneity of commercial sex industry in China, this study also aimed to explore how these factors function differently by social ranks of commercial sex work frequented by CSMCs. Human immunodeficiency virus HIV prevalence in this sample was 1. In addition to the individual characteristics, interpersonal factor was measured by the frequency of FSWs taking the initiative in condom use and providing condoms. Venue-level factor was assessed by the frequency of the managers of commercial sex venues communicating condom use policies and the frequency of condom availability in commercial sex venues.
Efforts were made to balance the sample between residents of the U. San Diego County and of Mexico Tijuana. Participants underwent interviews and testing for HIV, syphilis, gonorrhea, and Chlamydia. Logistic regression identified correlates of HIV infection. Mean age was One quarter had injected drugs within the previous 4 months. Factors independently associated with HIV infection were living in Mexico, ever using methamphetamine, living alone, and testing positive for syphilis.
Male clients of female sex workers FSWs may act as a bridge to the general population contributing to the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in the United States and Mexico. This study used cross-sectional data to identify psychosexual and social cognitive factors associated with sexual risk behavior in a bi-national sample of male clients of FSWs recruited in Tijuana, Mexico from June to October, In a multiple regression analysis, the number of unprotected vaginal sex acts with FSWs was associated with higher sexual compulsivity scores, lower self-efficacy for condom use, greater use of illicit drugs, and more financial need. Mexico border. In Tijuana, there are an estimated 5, to 9, female sex workers FSWs who provide sexual services to male clients from both countries Patterson, et al.
Suiming Pan, William L. This study used a national probability survey of 2, adult men. Among men 15—49 years old, the prevalence of FSW contacts last year was 4.