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Table 4 HIV prevalence and future aspirations of FBWs

From: Socio-demographic characteristics and risk factors for HIV transmission in female bar workers in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic literature review

Author Year CountryHIV prevalenceFuture goals and aspirations
Nagot 2002
Burkina Faso [9]
40% HIV-positive
Van Blerk 2007
Ethiopia [24]
Van Blerk 2008
Ethiopia [23]
Bar work discussed as possible aid to transition to adulthood
Van Blerk 2011
Ethiopia [25]
Many want own small business & a family with children
Sori 2012
Ethiopia [3]
Messersmith 2014 Ghana [6]
Kishindo 1995a
Malawi [26]
All want to leave work & get married, none sees SW as a lifetime trade
Kishindo 1995b
Malawi [8]
All FBWs want to get married
Mhalu 1991
Tanzania [27]
52% HIV-positive
Mnyika 1995
Tanzania [28]
Talle 1995
Tanzania [7]
Talle 1998
Tanzania [10]
Mgalla 1997
Tanzania [29]
Most want to change jobs, many want to be small-scale traders
Riedner 2003
Tanzania [30]
68% HIV-positive
Akarro 2009
Tanzania [1]
Beckham 2013
Tanzania [31]
 
Ostermannn 2015
Tanzania [32]
Gysels 2002
Uganda [2]
Ntozi 2003
Uganda [33]