Research Findings on Measuring MCP

Knowing the prevalence of multiple and concurrent sexual partnerships (MCP) and the factors associated with MCP are important for understanding its role in HIV transmission and for developing effective prevention strategies. However, measuring MCP has proven difficult for a variety of reasons, including inconsistency between definitions and methods used for measuring MCP. The resources included in this section of the Toolkit report on various approaches used to measure MCP and offer an overview of the characteristics associated with MCP.