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Table 1 Information on venues verified, eligible venues, and venues in which surveys were conducted

From: Informing HIV prevention efforts targeting Liberian youth: a study using the PLACE method in Liberia

  Verified N=150 N (%) Sampling Frame N=89 N (%) Surveys Conducted N=50 N (%)
Venue Type    
 Eating/Drinking/Sleeping Venues 122 (81.3) 68 (76.4) 39 (78.0)
 Transportation/public/commercial areas 15 (10) 9 (10.1) 2 (4.0)
 Hidden/Private/Abandoned Areas 11 (7.3) 10 (11.2) 8 (16.0)
 Events 2 (1.4) 2 (2.3) 1 (2.0)
Position of individual interviewed during venue verification N=142 N=86 N=48
 Owner/manager 42 (29.6) 20 (23.3) 11 (22.9)
 Staff member 42 (29.6) 23 (26.7) 13 (27.1)
 Patron 17 (12.0) 12 (13.9) 6 (12.5)
 Missing 41 (28.8) 31 (36.1) 18 (37.5)
Proportion of individuals interviewed reporting that females (ages 14-25) engage in the following activities at venues    
 Drink Alcohol 117 (82.4) 74 (86.1) 44 (91.7)
 Find new sex partner 77 (54.2) 63 (73.3) 38 (79.2)
 Appear to be injection drug users 7 (4.9) 7 (8.1) 4 (8.3)
 Appear to be selling or buying sex 48 (33.8) 39 (45.4) 23 (47.9)
Proportion of individuals interviewed reporting that males (ages 14-25) engage in the following activities at venues    
 Drink Alcohol 121 (85.2) 76 (88.4) 45 (93.7)
 Find new sex partner 72 (50.7) 60 (69.8) 38 (79.2)
 Appear to be injection drug users 11 (7.8) 10 (11.6) 5 (10.4)
 Appear to be selling or buying sex 42 (29.6) 36 (41.9) 25 (52.1)
 Men have sex with men 10 (7.0) 9 (10.5) 5 (10.4)
HIV Prevention activities reported at venues    
 HIV/AIDS radio broadcast 77 (54.2) 45 (52.3) 28 (58.3)
 Condom promotion 45 (31.7) 28 (32.6) 14 (29.2)
 HIV posters/leaflets 33 (23.2) 20 (23.3) 11 (22.9)
 Peer health educator program 31 (21.8) 18 (20.9) 11 (22.9)
Condoms currently either free or sold at venue 42 (29.6) 25 (29.1) 15 (31.25)