Child-focused state cash transfers and adolescent risk of HIV infection in South Africa: a propensity-score-matched case-control study.
BACKGROUND: Effective and scalable HIV prevention for adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa is needed. Cash transfers can reduce HIV incidence through reducing risk behaviours. However, questions remain about their effectiveness within national poverty-alleviation programmes, and their effects on different behaviours in boys and girls. METHODS: In this case-control study, we interviewed South African adolescents (aged 10-18 years) between 2009 and 2012. We randomly selected census areas in two ur...Expand abstract
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distributed under the terms of CC BY. This is the publisher's version of the article. The final version is available online from Elsevier at: [10.1016/S2214-109X(13)70115-3]
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