Does knowing someone with AIDS affect condom use? An analysis from South Africa.

Abstract

Prior research in Africa suggests that personally knowing someone with HIV/AIDS or who died of AIDS (PWA) may positively influence HIV-preventive behaviors such as condom use, by countering denial and increasing perceived risk. This article uses data from the 1998 South Africa Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) of women to examine this hypothesis in South… (More)

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