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HIV infection and sexual risk behaviour among youth who have experienced orphanhood: systematic review and meta-analysis.

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Background:

Previous research has suggested that orphaned children and adolescents might have elevated risk for HIV infection. We examined the state of evidence regarding the association between orphan status and HIV risk in studies of youth aged 24 years and younger.

Methods:

Using systematic review methodology, we identified 10 studies reporting data from 12 countries comparing orphaned and non-orphaned youth on HIV-related risk indicators, including HIV serostat...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1758-2652-14-25

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Social Policy and Intervention
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of the International AIDS Society Journal website
Volume:
14
Pages:
25
Chapter number:
ARTN 25
Publication date:
2011-01-05
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EISSN:
1758-2652
ISSN:
1758-2652
URN:
uuid:cf294f78-bc0a-4334-a964-a42e1f2b398c
Source identifiers:
141490
Local pid:
pubs:141490

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