Published in Women's Health Weekly, September 22nd, 1997
Pascale M. Wortley, M.D., M.P.H., and Patricia L. Fleming, Ph.D., from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, analyzed national surveillance data on women 13 years of age and older (JAMA, September 17, 1997;278:911-916).
They noted that the incidence has increased substantially among young women (those born between the years 1970 and 1974) who acquired AIDS through heterosexual contact. They found an almost six-fold increase in incidence between 1991 and 1995, from 0.9...
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