Association of Attitudes and Beliefs towards Antiretroviral Therapy with HIV-Seroprevalence in the General Population of Kisumu, Kenya

@article{Cohen2009AssociationOA,
  title={Association of Attitudes and Beliefs towards Antiretroviral Therapy with HIV-Seroprevalence in the General Population of Kisumu, Kenya},
  author={Craig R Cohen and Michele Montandon and Adam W Carrico and Stephen C. Shiboski and Alan Bostrom and Alfredo F. X. O. Obure and Zachary A. Kwena and Robert C Bailey and Rosemary Nguti and Elizabeth Ann Bukusi},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  year={2009},
  volume={4},
  pages={e16 - 121}
}
BACKGROUND Since antiretroviral therapy (ART) became available in the developed world, the prevalence of unprotected sex and the incidence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV have increased. We hypothesized that a similar phenomenon may be occurring in sub-Saharan Africa concomitant with the scale-up of HIV treatment. METHODS We conducted a general population-based survey in Kisumu, Kenya. Participants completed an interview that included demographics as well as ART-related… CONTINUE READING