Author Contributions: Dr Silverman had full access to all of the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis.
Study concept and design: Silverman, Decker, Raj.
Acquisition of data: Silverman, Decker, Gupta, Maheshwari.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Silverman, Decker, Gupta, Willis.
Drafting of the manuscript: Silverman, Decker, Gupta, Raj.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Silverman, Gupta, Maheshwari, Willis, Raj.
Statistical analysis: Silverman, Gupta.
Obtained funding: Silverman, Decker, Raj.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Silverman, Gupta, Maheshwari, Willis.
Study supervision: Silverman, Raj.
Financial Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: This study was supported by grants to Dr Silverman and Mr Willis from the Office of Trafficking in Persons, US Department of State; to Dr Silverman and Dr Raj from the Harvard University Center for AIDS Research; to Dr Raj from the Center for International Health at the Boston University School of Public Health; and to Drs Silverman and Gupta from the Harvard University South Asia Initiative.
Role of the Sponsor: The sponsors of the study had no role in design and conduct of the study; the collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; or the preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript.
Additional Contributions: Anuradha Koirala, Founder and Executive Director, Maiti Nepal, and the staff of Maiti Nepal provided data and extensive cooperation in facilitating this investigation. Maureen Oakes, MS, Harvard School of Public Health, Chrisann Newransky, MS, Harvard School of Public Health, and Gaurav Chaturvedi, MD, MPH, Boston University School of Public Health, provided assistance in data abstraction. None of the individuals acknowledged received compensation for their contributions.