Los Angeles Women's Health Risk Study, 1990
Investigators: David Kanouse
Publication Date: March 22, 2016
About This Product
Investigators interviewed a stratified probability sample of 1,024 female street prostitutes in Los Angeles County between May 1990 and February 1991 to study behavior that is linked to transmission of HIV and other STDs. Although the study also collected blood samples from a subsample of 638 women to examine markers for HIV infection, as well as past syphilis and hepatitis B infection, the original investigator did not include blood sample data in this public use dataset.
The specific aims of this study were to:
The present study is unique in describing the characteristics, risk behavior and serological status of a probability sample of street prostitutes from a major metropolitan area of the U.S., which is also in AIDS epicenter.
- 909 variables
- 1,024 subjects
- Raw Data, SPSS and SAS Program Statements, SPSS Portable File, and Instrument/Codebook
- User’s Guide to the Machine-Readable Files