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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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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/s2214-109x(13)70115-3

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University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
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University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
Role:
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Health Economics and HIV and AIDS Research Division (HEARD) University of Kwa-Zulu Natal More from this funder
South African National Research Foundation More from this funder
Economic and Social Research Council More from this funder
South Africa Department of Social Development More from this funder
Claude Leon Foundation More from this funder
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Global Health Journal website
Volume:
1
Issue:
6
Pages:
e362-e370
Publication date:
2013-11-26
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EISSN:
2214-109X
ISSN:
2214-109X
Source identifiers:
472221
Language:
English
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pubs:472221
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2016-01-26

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