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Male circumcision and risk of HIV infection in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

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OBJECTIVE: To systematically review studies of male circumcision and the risk of HIV-1 infection in men in sub-Saharan Africa, and to summarize the findings in a meta-analysis. DESIGN: A meta-analysis of observational studies. METHODS: A systematic literature review was carried out of studies published up to April 1999 that included circumcision as a risk factor for HIV-1 infection among men in sub-Saharan Africa. A random effects meta-analysis was used to calculate a pooled relative risk (RR...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NPEU
Journal:
AIDS (London, England)
Volume:
14
Issue:
15
Pages:
2361-2370
Publication date:
2000-10-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1473-5571
ISSN:
0269-9370
URN:
uuid:055ab4a5-a360-4ce7-a6ba-a1f67f28ec42
Source identifiers:
484322
Local pid:
pubs:484322

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