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Table 2 Characteristics of FSW participants in the survey by type of intervention and time (average and 95%CI)

From: Community-based prevention leads to an increase in condom use and a reduction in sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among men who have sex with men (MSM) and female sex workers (FSW): the Frontiers Prevention Project (FPP) evaluation results

Characteristics Pre-intervention survey Post-intervention survey
  NFPP FPP NFPP FPP
Age 27.82
(27.29- 28.35)
27.61
(26.92 -28.30)
29.67(+)
(28.87-30.48)
29.92(+)
(29.09-30.76)
Participants from the same village where interviewed 90%
(83% -97%)
96%
(92% -99%)
100%(+)
(99%-100%)
100%(+)
(99%-100%)
Participants from the same mandal where interviewed 83%
(73% -94%)
60%
(34% -85%)
98% (+)
(97% -98%)
100% (+.*)
Participants who are married 10%
(7% -13%)
18%
(8% -29%)
4% (+)
(1% -6%)
13%
(2%-27%)
Participants who have participated in a support group 13%
(3% -23%)
10%
(1% -19%)
66%(+)
(45% -88%)
76%(+)
(65%-87%)
Participants whose families are aware of their sexual work 33%
(24%-42%)
30%
(19%-41%)
45%
(32%-58%)
49% (+)
(33%-65%)
Participants who used a condom with their last client 68%
(55% -80%)
72%
(62% -82%)
98% (+)
(97%-100%)
99% (+)
(98%- 100%)
Participants who have a regular partner 56%
(50% -63%)
59%
(48% -70%)
90%(+)
(82% -97%)
83%+
(74% -92%)
Participants who used a condom with their regular partner 5%
(2% -8%)
7%
(4% -10%)
21%(+)
(14% -28%)
38% (+)
(16% -60%)
Participants who received treatment for their last STI episode 90%
(86% -95%)
84%
(78% -90%)
94%
(91% -97%)
95% (+)
(92% -98%)
Participants who have had an HIV test 7%
(4% -11%)
13%
(8% -19%)
87%(+)
(82% -92%)
90%(+)
(85% -96%)
Participants who are sero-positive to syphilis 13%
(7% -19%)
18%
(11% -25%)
8%(+)
(4% -11%)
10%(+)
(9% -12%)
Participants who are sero-positive to HSV 2 46%
(25% -66%)
47%
(32% -62%)
21%
(13% -29%)
29%(+)
(14% -44%)
Average age of first commercial intercourse 23.76
(23.32 -23.32)
23.13
(22.13-22.13)
23.92
(23.12-23.12)
23.32
(21.82-21.82)
Average age of first sexual intercourse 15
(14.87-15.13)
15.30
(14.89-15.71)
16.54(+)
(16.28-16.80)
16.41
(15.38-17.44)
Participants who have participated in a condom demonstration    74%
(59%-90%)
88%
(75%- 100%)
Participants who know about Mytrthi condoms    10%
(10% -18%)
9%
(3% -15%)
Average satisfaction with support groups    7.56
(6.77-8.35)
8.27
(7.75-8.79)
Average rate of condom demonstrations    7.37
(6.63- 8.12)
8.45(*)
(7.85- 9.05)
Average number of clients in the last week    9.90
(6.72-13.09)
9.12
(6.32-11.92)
Participants who have visited a drop-in centre    30%
(11% -49%)
68%(*)
(54% -81%)
  1. * p < 0.05 FPP vs NFPP; + p < 0.05 baseline vs follow-up