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Table 4 Prevalence, incidence and persistence/recurrence of HIV and sexually transmitted infections among the 270 female sex workers included in the study.

From: Mobility, risk behavior and HIV/STI rates among female sex workers in Kaiyuan City, Yunnan Province, China

  Syphilis N. gonorrhoeae C. trachomatis T. vaginalis HSV-2
Baseline prevalence (N = 270) 24 (8.9%) 23 (8.5%) 64 (23.7%) 29 (10.7%) 195 (72.2%)
6th month prevalence (N = 184) 17 (9.2%) 12 (6.5%) 35 (19.0%) 20 (10.9%) 136 (73.9%)
12th month prevalence (N = 157) 16 (10.2%) 10 (6.4%) 22 (14.0%) 16 (10.2%) 129 (82.2%)
Incidence (/100 person years) 2 (1.2) 16 (10.2) 34 (26.7) 20 (13.3) 13 (30.4)
Persistence or recurrence per 6-month (%) 29
(93.5%)
5 (20.8%) 22 (33.3%) 16 (40%) __