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Sexual networking among market women in Benin City, Bendel State, Nigeria

Omorodion, Francisca Isi


A survey of market women was conducted in Benin City. These women are vulnerable to HIV/AIDS and STD infections since their trading activities involve long-distance travelling away from families and sexual exposure to strangers. The questionnaire included questions on socioeconomic background, sexual and health behaviour. Results indicate that there is a high level of sexual networking, especially extramarital: 26 per cent of the women have sexual intercourse with strangers, and 70 per cent...[Show more]

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Date published: 1993
Type: Journal article


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