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Independent effects of reported sexually transmitted infections and sexual behavior on HIV-1 prevalence among adult women, men, and teenagers in rural Uganda.

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OBJECTIVE: To assess whether sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and sexual behavior are independently associated with HIV-1 among adult women, men, and teenagers in rural Uganda. DESIGN: Cross-sectional survey. METHODS: All adults (13 years and older) residing in 18 communities were invited to participate. HIV status was determined from serum samples and data collected during confidential interview. Independent effects of risk factors for HIV were estimated using adjusted odds ratios (OR...

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Carpenter, LM More by this author
Kiwuuwa, S More by this author
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Journal:
Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999)
Volume:
29
Issue:
2
Pages:
174-180
Publication date:
2002-02-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1944-7884
ISSN:
1525-4135
URN:
uuid:43a65f58-19ea-4f1d-9ef6-8335706067f2
Source identifiers:
484099
Local pid:
pubs:484099

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