Effect of Schooling on Age-Disparate Relationships and Number of Sexual Partners Among Young Women in Rural South Africa Enrolled in HPTN 068.

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BACKGROUND Attending school may have a strong preventative association with sexually transmitted infections among young women, but the mechanism for this relationship is unknown. One hypothesis is that students who attend school practice safer sex with fewer partners, establishing safer sexual networks that make them less exposed to infection. SETTING We… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001544

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@article{Stoner2017EffectOS, title={Effect of Schooling on Age-Disparate Relationships and Number of Sexual Partners Among Young Women in Rural South Africa Enrolled in HPTN 068.}, author={Marie C. D. Stoner and Jessie K. Edwards and William C. Miller and Allison Aiello and Carolyn Tucker Halpern and Aim{\'e}e Julien and Amanda Selin and James P. Hughes and Jing Wang and Francesc Xavier G{\'o}mez-Oliv{\'e} and R. Wagner and Catherine Macphail and Kathleen Kahn and Audrey Pettifor}, journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes}, year={2017}, volume={76 5}, pages={e107-e114} }