[AIDS and perinatal aspects].

  title={[AIDS and perinatal aspects].},
  author={Roger Henrion},
  journal={Bulletin et memoires de l'Academie royale de medecine de Belgique},
  volume={146 8-10},
  pages={346-54; discussion 354-5}
  • Roger Henrion
  • Published 1991 in
    Bulletin et memoires de l'Academie royale de…
The proportion of women among AIDS. patients in Europe is progressively rising. The male-to-female sex ratio had constantly decreased from 11.7% through 1984 (17 countries) to 5 in 1990 (31 countries). The proportion of female cases is greatest in Southern Europe, France and Belgium. This is related to the predominant transmission factors, homosexual in Northern Europe, IV drug use in Southern Europe and heterosexual in Belgium. In France, IV drug use predominates in the South, whereas… CONTINUE READING