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Morocco Integrated Behavioral and Serological Surveillance Survey ESCSI 2010-2012


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Integrated Bio-Behavioral Surveillance Survey of Injecting Drug Users in Tangier and Nador
Morocco (MAR)
Oriental, Tanger-Tétouan-Al Hoceïma
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
10/2010 - 02/2012
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Interview
The purpose of this survey was to provide information on the risk factors of injecting drug users (IDUs) in relation to HIV and hepatitis C exposure, and to deliver a baseline for monitoring and evaluation.
A sample size of 277 IDUs in Nador and 268 in Tangier was obtained using a respondent-based sampling methodology in order to collect random samples of harder-to-reach populations.  Interviews were conducted and blood was taken for HIV and HCV testing.