High HIV Incidence and Sexual Behavior Change among Pregnant Women in Lilongwe, Malawi: Implications for the Risk of HIV Acquisition

@inproceedings{Keating2012HighHI,
  title={High HIV Incidence and Sexual Behavior Change among Pregnant Women in Lilongwe, Malawi: Implications for the Risk of HIV Acquisition},
  author={Maria A. Keating and Gloria Hamela and William C. Miller and Angelina Moses and Irving F. Hoffman and Mina C Hosseinipour},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND HIV incidence is higher among pregnant women than their non-pregnant counterparts in some sub-Saharan African settings. Our aims were (1) to estimate HIV incidence during pregnancy and (2) to compare sexual activity between pregnant, postpartum, and non-pregnant women. METHODS We examined a retrospective cohort of 1087 women to identify seroconverters using antenatal and labor ward HIV test results. We also conducted a cross-sectional survey, including a quantitative questionnaire… CONTINUE READING
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