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Child-focused state cash transfers and adolescent risk of HIV infection in South Africa: a propensity-score-matched case-control study.

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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...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/s2214-109x(13)70115-3

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Social Policy and Intervention
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Oxford, SSD, Social Policy and Intervention
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Oxford, SSD, Social Policy and Intervention
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Economic and Social Research Council More from this funder
South African National Research Foundation More from this funder
Health Economics and HIV and AIDS Research Division (HEARD) University of Kwa-Zulu Natal More from this funder
South Africa Department of Social Development More from this funder
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
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The Lancet Global Health Journal website
Volume:
1
Issue:
6
Pages:
e362-e370
Publication date:
2013-11-26
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2214-109X
ISSN:
2214-109X
URN:
uuid:2557c009-9908-45b9-b797-a00d6f45d7da
Source identifiers:
472221
Local pid:
pubs:472221

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