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Table 2 Use of HIV and sexual and reproductive health services (N = 311)

From: Barriers to HIV and sexual and reproductive health care for female sex workers in Tete, Mozambique: results from a cross-sectional survey and focus group discussions

  n % RDS adjusted % 95 % CI
Contraception use (N = 253)a
 Used contraception method 218 86.2 85.5 79.2–91.5
 Used condoms only 38 15.0 14.1 8.9–20.1
 Used non-barrier contraception method 179 70.8 70.3 62.0–78.1
Unwanted pregnancy
 Had unwanted pregnancy in the past 5 years 20 6.4 7.6 2.8–14.1
 Sought help at a health facility (N = 20)b 11 55.0 % - -
STI care
 Had STI symptoms in the past year 172 56.0 49.5 42.0–57.3
 Sought care at a health facility (N = 172)c 134 77.9 80.2 72.5–87.3
HTS (N = 214)d
 Tested for HIV in the last 6 months 108 50.5 56.0 46.5–65.0
HIV care
 Reported last HIV test to be positive (N = 278)e 128 46.0 46.4 38.6–54.4
 Currently in HIV care (N = 128)f 106 82.8 84.1 75.0–25.0
 Currently on ART (N = 128)f 85 66.4 69.2 58.2–80.2
Cervical cancer screening
 Ever screened for cervical cancer 0 0.0 - -
Sexual violence
 Victim of sexual violence in past year 42 15.7 13.5 8.6–19.2
 Sought medical care (N = 42)g 20 47.6 - -
Attendance at public health facilities
 Had difficulty getting health care (N = 121)h 18 14.9 11.5 5.2–19.0
 Was refused a health services in the past 12 months 0 0.0 - -
 Discloses as FSW 157 49.5 45.9 39.0–53.8
 Feels treated like everybody else 297 96.1 94.8 91.0–98.3
 Feels shame or guilt because of being FSW 61 19.9 19.2 13.6–25.4
  1. aN = Excludes FSWs with a pregnancy wish or not able to conceive
  2. bN = FSWs who had an unwanted pregnancy in the past 5 years
  3. cN = FSWs who had STI symptoms in the past year
  4. dN = Excludes FSWs who had tested positive for HIV more than 6 months ago
  5. eN = Excludes FSWs who never tested for HIV
  6. fN = HIV positive FSWs
  7. gN = FSWs who were victim of sexual violence in past year
  8. hN = FSWs who sought medical care in the past year