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Network EpidemiologyA Handbook for Survey Design and Data Collection$
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Martina Morris

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780199269013

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2004

DOI: 10.1093/0199269017.001.0001

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The Thailand and Ugandan Sexual Network Studies

The Thailand and Ugandan Sexual Network Studies

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(p.42) 2 The Thailand and Ugandan Sexual Network Studies
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Network Epidemiology
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Martina Morris

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0199269017.003.0004

This chapter describes the comparative local network data collected in two related studies of HIV-related behaviors in Uganda and Thailand in the mid-1990s. The Thai survey was based on a cluster sample of about 1,700 17–45 year old low-income men, and about 700 female commercial-sex workers. The Ugandan survey used a representative household-based cluster sample of about 1,600 men and women aged 15–49 from the district of Rakai. The local network module was very similar in the two surveys, collecting information on the attributes of the respondents and their three most recent sexual partners, attributes of the partnerships, geographic network information, and behaviors within the partnerships. The chapter reviews the study design, fieldwork experience and measurement of network characteristics, and concludes by presenting a sampling of findings from studies using the network data.

Keywords:   comparative design, geographic network, HIV, local network, sexual network, study design

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