HIV data from a South African national survey of female sex workers (2019)

Published: 17 August 2022| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/rpv326nkvg.1
Contributors:
Reshma Kassanjee,
Alex Welte,
Kennedy Otwombe,
Maya Jaffer,
Minja Milovanovic,
Khuthadzo Hlongwane,
Adrian Puren,
Naomi Hill,
Venice Mbowane,
Kristin Dunkle,
Glenda E. Gray,
Fareed Abdullah,
Rachel Jewkes,
Jenny Coetzee

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Replication data for the analysis presented in: Kassanjee et al. HIV incidence estimation among female sex workers in South Africa: a multiple methods analysis of cross-sectional survey data. Lancet HIV 2022. A subset of data from the study described in: Milovanovic et al. Community-led cross-sectional study of social and employment circumstances, HIV and associated factors amongst female sex workers in South Africa: study protocol. Global Health Action 2021. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Data Dictionary The provided data contains the following fields: • id: Numeric row and person identifier – 1, 2, …, 3005 (numeric identifier) • district: Numeric identifier for district – 1, 2, …, 12 (numeric identifier) • date_interview: Date of interview (date YYYY/MM/DD) • age_current: Age at time of interview in whole years (numeric) • hiv_status: HIV status as per study testing (categorical – Negative / Positive / Indeterminate) • hiv_sr_status: Self-reported HIV status (categorical – Self-report Negative / Self-report Positive / Unknown) • hiv_date_prevtest: Self-reported date of previous HIV test (date YYYY/MM/DD) • bm_vl: Viral load measurement in copies per ml as measured in the study; undetectable viral loads are recorded as ‘<’ and the lower limit of detection or ‘LDL’ (text) • bm_lagodn: Limiting Antigen Assay measurement as measured in the study – in normalised Optical Density (ODn) units (numeric) • client_violence: Indicator of self-reported client violence in the last year – 1 if present, 0 if absent (binary indicator) Missing values are recorded as ‘NA’. For queries, please contact the corresponding author – please see Kassanjee et al, Lancet HIV 2022.

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Please see: Milovanovic et al. Community-led cross-sectional study of social and employment circumstances, HIV and associated factors amongst female sex workers in South Africa: study protocol. Global Health Action 2021.survey data. Lancet HIV 2022. Kassanjee et al. HIV incidence estimation among female sex workers in South Africa: a multiple methods analysis of cross-sectional survey data. Lancet HIV 2022.

Institutions

University of Cape Town, South African Medical Research Council, University of the Witwatersrand Perinatal HIV Research Unit, Stellenbosch University

Categories

HIV/AIDS, Female, South Africa, National Surveys, Sex Worker

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