Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, November 16th, 2004
In a recent report published in the journal AIDS, researchers in England conducted a study "to determine risk factors for HIV transmission within married couples in four urban populations in Sub-Saharan Africa. Data from a cross-sectional population-based study were used.
"Representative random samples approximating 1000 men and 1000 women in each of four cities of Kisumu (Kenya), Ndola (Zambia), Cotonou (Benin), and Yaounde (Cameroon) were interviewed and tested for sexually transmitted infections (STI). Married couples were identified as concordant negative, discordant, or concordant...
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