Behavioral, biological, and demographic risk and protective factors for new HIV infections among youth in Rakai, Uganda.

@article{Santelli2013BehavioralBA,
  title={Behavioral, biological, and demographic risk and protective factors for new HIV infections among youth in Rakai, Uganda.},
  author={John S. Santelli and Zoe R. Edelstein and Sanyukta Mathur and Ying Wei and Wenfei Zhang and Mark G. Orr and Jenny A. Higgins and Fred Nalugoda and Ronald Henry Gray and Maria J Wawer and David M Serwadda},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  year={2013},
  volume={63 3},
  pages={
          393-400
        }
}
BACKGROUND Prevalence of HIV infection is considerable among youth, although data on risk factors for new (incident) infections are limited. We examined incidence of HIV infection and risk and protective factors among youth in rural Uganda, including the role of gender and social transitions. METHODS Participants were sexually experienced youth (15-24 years old) enrolled in the Rakai Community Cohort Study, 1999-2008 (n = 6741). Poisson regression with robust standard errors was used to… CONTINUE READING

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