Domestic violence among women living with HIV/AIDS in Kano, Northern Nigeria.

@article{Iliyasu2011DomesticVA,
  title={Domestic violence among women living with HIV/AIDS in Kano, Northern Nigeria.},
  author={Zubairu Iliyasu and Isa Sadeeq Abubakar and Musa M Babashani and Hadiza Shehu Galadanci},
  journal={African journal of reproductive health},
  year={2011},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={41-9}
}
Despite the increased risk of domestic violence among women living with HIV/AIDS, its burden has not been adequately explored in many developing countries including Nigeria. Using interviewer administered questionnaires we assessed the prevalence and risk factors for domestic violence among 300 HIV seropositive women attending a teaching hospital in northern Nigeria. Participants have been diagnosed HIV positive for an average of 6.7 years; 66.3% were seroconcordant with their intimate partners… CONTINUE READING

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