Table 2

Number and type of sex partners, unprotected sex practices, STI risk of non-migrants, returned migrants and active migrants in Prakasam and Azamgarh districts, India

Prakasam district

Azamgarh district


Non-migrants

Returned migrants

Active migrants

p-value1

Non-migrants

Retuned migrants

Active migrants

p-value1


Total sample size

401

317

316

431

319

320


%

%

%

%

%

%


Ever had sex with

Either sex worker or casual unpaid partner

40.4

57.7

57.6

<0.001

38.3

42.3

47.8

0.033

Male partner

1.5

0.9

1.9

0.602

3.0

4.4

1.9

0.184

Had sex in past 12 months with

Sex worker

7.5

12.0

14.6

0.009

6.5

10.3

19.4

<0.001

Casual unpaid partner

25.2

33.4

34.5

0.011

21.1

16.9

27.5

0.005

Both sex worker and casual partner

7.5

11.4

13.9

0.019

4.2

6.3

15.3

<0.001

3+ sex partners

9.2

15.5

17.7

0.003

10.4

10.0

17.2

0.007

Consistent condom use# in past 12 months with

Sex worker2

76.7 (30)

68.4 (38)

73.9 (46)

0.732

28.6 (28)

42.4 (33)

41.9 (62)

0.435

Casual unpaid partner4

15.8 (101)

22.6 (106)

31.2 (109)

0.031

11.0 (91)

16.7 (54)

33.0 (88)

0.001

Risky sexual behavior$

9.3

12.3

13.1

0.334

6.8

8.6

16.5

0.002


1 Chi-square test.

2 Among those who had sex with sex workers in last 12 months.

3 Among those who had sex with sex workers.

4 Among those who had sex with casual unpaid female partners in last 12 months.

5 Among those who had sex with casual unpaid female partners.

# Every time condom use in sex episodes in past12 months prior to the survey with specific type of partner (irrespective of place of origin or destination).

( ) Data in parenthesis indicates the total sample size for that variable.

$ No consistent condom use in sex with both sex worker and/or casual unpaid partner, and having sex with both sex worker and casual unpaid partners.

Saggurti et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 6):S6   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-S6-S6

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