Age at first sex in rural South Africa

@article{McGrath2009AgeAF,
  title={Age at first sex in rural South Africa},
  author={Nadine McGrath and Mathew Nyirenda and Victoria Hosegood and Michael Newell},
  journal={Sexually Transmitted Infections},
  year={2009},
  volume={85},
  pages={i49 - i55}
}
OBJECTIVES To identify factors associated with sexual debut and early age at first sex (AFS) among young men and women (12-25 years) in a population with a high prevalence and incidence of HIV in rural South Africa. METHODS Longitudinal data from four rounds (2003-7) of a prospective population-based HIV and sexual behaviour survey in rural KwaZulu-Natal were used to investigate the distribution and predictors of earlier first sex. Survival analyses were used, and each analysis considered men… CONTINUE READING

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