Factors Associated With the Utilization of Voluntary HIV Counseling and Testing Services among Female Sex Workers in Indonesia

  • 郭 瑞非

Student thesis: Master's Thesis


Background: Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) has become one of the fastest-increasing epidemics in Indonesia The HIV prevalence among female sex workers in Indonesia was 10% in 2011 HIV/AIDS VCT services for female sex workers population can play a major role in reducing HIV infection spread through sexual contact Purpose: The study aimed to apply the Theory of Planned Behavior to investigate factors associated with the utilization of voluntary HIV counseling and testing services among female sex workers in Indonesia Methods: A cross-sectional design among 128 of female sex workers (FSW) in Dolly and Jarak prostitution of Surabaya Indonesia was conducted between Augusts and September 2013 Data were collected by applying structured questionnaire on self-administered base to measure the main constructs of the theory of planned behavior (TPB) A multiple linear regression analysis was conducted to predict the key variables on the intention to utilize VCT services using SPSS version 17 0 Results: All of 128 female sex workers had done VCT Attitude (β = 0 45 p =
Date of Award2014 Jan 29
Original languageEnglish
SupervisorNai-Ying Ko (Supervisor)

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