whp volume 13, issue 4, P15-27 2012 DOI: 10.12927/whp.2012.22923 View full text
Chen Zhang, Xiaoming Li, Yan Hong, Bonita Stanton, Yiyun Chen, Yuejiao Zhou, Wei Liu

Abstract: The current study was designed to fill the literature gap by examining the roles of pro-alcohol social environment in alcohol use among FSWs in China. A total of 1,022 FSWs were recruited through community outreach from both alcohol-serving and nonalcohol-serving commercial sex venues in Guangxi, China. The pro-alcohol social environment was measured in four areas: institutional norms, institutional practices, risk perceptions, and peer norms. The measures of proalcohol social environment were significantly as…

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