Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, September 27th, 2005
"The AIDS epidemic in Nigeria is generalized, with infection primarily occurring through heterosexual transmission. It is important to understand patterns of sexual behavior to assess their impact on the epidemic and to design appropriate intervention strategies.
"This study examined risk factors for extramarital sex among Nigerian men, with a particular focus on polygamy and peri- and postpartum abstinence. Data from the 2003 Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey were analyzed for 1153 men and their wives," researchers in the United States report.
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