A rural HIV epidemic in Zimbabwe? Findings from a population-based survey.

@article{Gregson2001ARH,
  title={A rural HIV epidemic in Zimbabwe? Findings from a population-based survey.},
  author={S Gregson and Peter Robert Mason and Geoffrey P. Garnett and Tom Zhuwau and Constance Anesu Nyamukapa and Ragnar M. Anderson and Stephen K. Chandiwana},
  journal={International journal of STD & AIDS},
  year={2001},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={189-96}
}
The aim of the study was to use population-based data from 689 adults to describe the socio-demographic, behavioural and biomedical correlates of HIV infection and aid identification of effective HIV control strategies for rural Zimbabwe. Dried blood spot and urine samples were collected for HIV and sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing and participants were interviewed on socio-demographic characteristics, sexual behaviour and experience of STD symptoms. HIV seroprevalence was 23.3% and… CONTINUE READING

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