Table 2

Comparison of monitoring information system (MIS) and Integrated Behavioural and Biologic Assessment (IBBA) coverage data in districts where Avahan was the first and sole implementer

Survey district, stateEarliest date of any intervention startDuration of interventions before IBBA (months)IBBA survey dateIBBA sample sizeExposure to outreach contactsExposure to STI clinics
Percentage of target contacted through outreach in the last month (MIS)*Percentage reporting exposure to peer educators in past 1 year (IBBA)Percentage target that ever visited project clinic in the last year (MIS)*Percentage reporting having visited clinic in past 1 year (IBBA)
Female sex workers
Bellary, Karnataka†November 200412November to December 20054207686!*4174!*
Dharmapuri, Tamil NaduJuly 200421April to May 200640883789075
Salem, Tamil NaduJuly 200420March to May 200640239695071
Karimnagar, Andhra PradeshApril 200419November to December 200541224531650
Yavatmal, MaharashtraFebruary 200514April to May 20061534833869
Shimoga, KarnatakaApril 200416August to September 200539031‡68267!*
High-risk men who have sex with men
East Godavari, Andhra PradeshOctober 20056April 200640564771355
Guntur, Andhra PradeshJanuary 20064May 200640751035
Vishakahapatnam, Andhra PradeshApril 20061May 200640683**9338**42
Madurai, Tamil NaduJuly 200420March to May 200640256626066
Salem, Tamil NaduJuly 200420March to May 200640346648064
  • * December 2008 district denominator used for calculation.

  • !* IBBA questionnaire for Karnataka is slightly different from the other states. The period is 6 months instead of a year.

  • The first available data are from October 2006, indicated here.

  • ** The first available data are from December 2006 indicated here.