Over a third of women reported unprotected vaginal sex with sex trade partners in the past six months, and the proportion increases with casual and steady partners Figure 1. Desire Interpretation of these findings is enriched by qualitative data which suggest a strong relationship between methamphetamine use and sexual desire. Pleasure and drugs.
The use of mixed methods contributed substantially to the value of this research. For example, it may be worth testing a prevention messaging strategy that ties the use of condoms to feelings of sexual confidence. Working to understand sex as an experience, rather than as a risk behavior, could bring new insights to improving sexual health among impoverished, drug-using women. Wechsberg , PhD, c and Alex H.