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Condom use within non-commercial partnerships of female sex workers in southern India

Kathleen N Deering1*, Paranita Bhattacharjee2, Janet Bradley3, Stephen S Moses45, Kate Shannon6, Souradet Y Shaw5, Reynold Washington2, Catherine M Lowndes7, Marie-Claude Boily8, Banadakoppa M Ramesh2, S Rajaram2, Kaveri Gurav2 and Michel Alary3

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1 Division of AIDS, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

2 Karnataka Health Promotion Trust, Bangalore, India

3 URESP, Centre de recherche FRSQ du CHA universitaire de Québec, Québec, Canada

4 Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

5 Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

6 BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

7 HIV and STI Department, Health Protection Services – Colindale, Health Protection Agency, London, UK

8 Department of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology, Imperial College, London, UK

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BMC Public Health 2011, 11(Suppl 6):S11  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-S6-S11

Published: 29 December 2011

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Sample characteristics of social and environmental factors: Sample characteristics according to the type of non-commercial partner of female sex workers (FSWs) in four districts in Karnataka state, including FSWs’ husband or main cohabiting partner or their most recent non-paying partner (who is neither a husband nor the main cohabiting partner).

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