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Table 2 Disclosure of FSW status and perception of discrimination in health services. Brazil, 2016

From: Sex work stigma and non-disclosure to health care providers: data from a large RDS study among FSW in Brazil

Indicators n Percentage (%) 95% CI
Disclosure of FSW status to a health care staff Always 1014 24.3 22.7–25.9
Not always 1012 24.2 22.6–25.9
Never 2153 51.5 49.6–53.5
Perception of discrimination or were treated worse in health services for being a FSW Yes 893 21.3 19.8–23.0
No 3294 78.7 77.0–80.2
Had never had a Pap smear because of shame of disclosing FSW status Yes 100 14.7 11.4–18.7
No 584 85.3 81.3–88.6
Had never tested for HIV because of shame of disclosing FSW status Yes 112 12.1 9.4–15.4
No 816 87.9 84.6–90.6