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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to estimate correlation between HIV prevalence and behavior at risk for infection among truck drivers in Guinea and to report the trends of these indicators from 2001 to 2007. METHODS A total of 313 truck drivers in 2001 and 600 in 2007 were selected, interviewed and then tested for HIV infection. Data were analyzed(More)
BACKGROUND Estimate the associations between potential risk factors and HIV prevalence, as well as the trends from 2001 through 2007 of these indicators. Describe the vulnerability of female sex workers to in Guinea. METHODS Female sex workers in Guinea were interviewed in 2001 (n = 339) and 2007 (n = 598) and then screened for HIV. This was a nationwide(More)
BACKGROUND To estimate HIV prevalence, associated factors and trends from 2001 to 2007 among male miners in Guinea. METHODS Two hundred and eighty-six male miners in 2001 and 579 in 2007 were tested for HIV and interviewed about their lifestyles and sexual practices. Investigations were conducted in the five mining companies operating in the country. A(More)
Uterine rupture is an obstetric catastrophe that has become rare in developed countries. In developing countries, including Guinea, however, it remains a major concern of obstetricians. The objectives of this work were to calculate the frequency of uterine rupture in our département, describe the women's social and demographic characteristics, identify(More)
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