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Table 1 District-level Avahan intended coverage and history of intervention in Andhra Pradesh

From: Condom use and prevalence of syphilis and HIV among female sex workers in Andhra Pradesh, India – following a large-scale HIV prevention intervention

Districts District population1
(thousands)
Estimated size of FSW in districts2 Avahan intended coverage3 History / type of intervention coverage* IBBA sample
      R-I R-II
Adilabad 2,479 3,215 51% Not first but equal   
Anantapur 3,639 12,611 100% First and solo   
Chittoor 3,735 9,141 81% Not first but major 401 398
Cudappah 2,573 2,183 45% Not first but major   
East Godavari 4,872 8,795 19% Not first and minor 422 401
Guntur 4,405 9,223 66% Not first but major 405 405
Hyderabad 3,686 4,611 19% Not first and minor 399 401
Karimnagar 3,477 3,880 100% First and solo 412 402
Khammam 2,565 4,771 100% First and solo   
Krishna 4,218 6,578 37% Not first but major   
Kurnool 3,512 6,378 65% Not first but major   
Mahboobnagar 3,506 1,090 28% Not first and minor   
Medak 2,662 1,950 100% First and solo   
Nalgonda 3,238 1,612 100% First and solo   
Nellore 2,659 4,178 100% Not first but solo   
Nizamabad 2,342 2,154 100% First and solo   
Prakasam 3,054 8,424 44% Not first but equal 404 408
Rangareddi 3,506 2,342 100% First and solo   
Srikakulam 2,528 1,805 100% First and solo   
Vishakhapatnam 3,789 4,140 55.3% Not first but equal 411 409
Vizianagaram 2,245 2,706 67% Not first but major   
Warangal 3,231 4,733 80% Not first but major 417 401
West Godavari 3,796 5,871 63% Not first but major   
  1. Source: 1-Census 2001; 2-District mapping data 3-Avahan CMIS 2009
  2. First and solo: 1) Prior to Avahan (i.e. 2003), there was no intervention for FSW; 2) Currently Avahan is the only intervention in the district.
  3. Not first but solo: Prior to Avahan (i.e. 2003), there were intervention for FSW; 2) Currently Avahan is the only intervention in the district
  4. Not first but major: Prior to Avahan (i.e. 2003), FSW intervention existed in the districts and currently Avahan covers more than 50% of the mapped FSW population in the district
  5. Not first but equal: Prior to Avahan (i.e. 2003), FSW intervention existed in the districts and currently Avahan covers 30 - 50% of the mapped FSW population in the district
  6. Not first and minor: Prior to Avahan (i.e. 2003), FSW intervention existed in the districts; 2) Avahan covers less than 30 of the mapped FSW population in the district