Table 1

Reasons for not meeting inclusion criteria for the Mujer Mas Segura study, n = 487
Disqualification reason Total (n%)
Did not share needles/syringes/injection paraphernalia in the past month 62(32%)*
Did not have unprotected sex with clients in the past month 311 (64%)
Did not inject drugs in the past month 293 (60%)
Did not exchange sex for money/drugs/shelter/goods in the past month 219 (45%)
HIV-positive 34 (7%)
Plans to move in the next 18 months 63 (13%)
Age <18 6 (1%)
Started sex work < a month ago 3(0.6%)

Numbers do not add to 100% because women could be disqualified for more than one reason; *among those who injected in the past month (n = 194).

Vera et al.

Vera et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:653   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-653

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