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Does marital status matter in an HIV hyperendemic country? Findings from the 2012 South African National HIV Prevalence, Incidence and Behaviour Survey
ABSTRACT South Africa has experienced declining marriage rates and the increasing practice of cohabitation without marriage. This study aims to improve the understanding of the relationship betweenExpand
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Prevalence of migraine headache in the United States. Relation to age, income, race, and other sociodemographic factors.
OBJECTIVE To describe the magnitude and distribution of the public health problem posed by migraine in the United States by examining migraine prevalence, attack frequency, and attack-relatedExpand
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HIV Prevalence and Associated Risks in Young Men Who Have Sex With Men
ContextStudies conducted in the late 1980s on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection among older men who have sex with men (MSM) suggested the epidemic had peaked; however, more recent studiesExpand
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Associations of Race/Ethnicity With HIV Prevalence and HIV-Related Behaviors Among Young Men Who Have Sex With Men in 7 Urban Centers in the United States
Abstract:Using data from a multisite venue-based survey of male subjects aged 15 to 22 years, we examined racial/ethnic differences in demographics, partner type, partner type-specific condom use,Expand
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Intimate partner violence is as important as client violence in increasing street-based female sex workers' vulnerability to HIV in India.
OBJECTIVES There are no studies that examine street-based female sex workers' vulnerability to HIV from both clients and intimate partners. This study documents street-based female sex workers'Expand
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Sex differences in risk factors for hiv seroconversion among injection drug users: a 10-year perspective.
BACKGROUND Injection drug use directly or indirectly accounts for nearly half the annual human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections in the United States. Prospective studies that investigate bothExpand
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Changes in sexual behavior and a decline in HIV infection among young men in Thailand.
BACKGROUND In Thailand the epidemic of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is of recent origin. Because of the high seroprevalence of HIV among sex workers, the Ministry of Public HealthExpand
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A comparison of HIV/AIDS-related stigma in four countries: negative attitudes and perceived acts of discrimination towards people living with HIV/AIDS.
HIV/AIDS-related stigma and discrimination have a substantial impact on people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHA). The objectives of this study were: (1) to determine the associations of two constructs ofExpand
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Antiretroviral Therapy for the Prevention of HIV-1 Transmission.
BACKGROUND An interim analysis of data from the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) 052 trial showed that antiretroviral therapy (ART) prevented more than 96% of genetically linked infections causedExpand
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Associations Between Substance Use and Sexual Risk Among Very Young Men Who Have Sex With Men
Objective: To determine if an association exists in young men who have sex with men (MSM) between being under the influence of alcohol or drugs during sex and participation in sexual behaviors whichExpand
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