Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, November 24th, 1997
The trend is predicted, in part, because efforts to encourage practices that prevent HIV transmission are thwarted in particular groups of women engaging in risky behaviors, CDC researchers found.
In one study, P.M. Wortley and P.L. Fleming of the CDC examined national surveillance data to determine AIDS incidence in females age 13 and older reported through June 1996 ("AIDS in Women in the United States. Recent Trends," JAMA, 1997;278:911-916). Among the results of their analyses:
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