Hormonal Contraception and the Risk of HIV Acquisition: An Individual Participant Data Meta-analysis

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Background Observational studies of a putative association between hormonal contraception (HC) and HIV acquisition have produced conflicting results. We conducted an individual participant data (IPD) meta-analysis of studies from sub-Saharan Africa to compare the incidence of HIV infection in women using combined oral contraceptives (COCs) or the injectable… (More)

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@inproceedings{Morrison2015HormonalCA, title={Hormonal Contraception and the Risk of HIV Acquisition: An Individual Participant Data Meta-analysis}, author={Charles S. Morrison and Pai-Lien Chen and Cynthia Kwok and Jared M Baeten and Joelle Morgan Brown and Angela M. Crook and Lut van Damme and Sinead A Delany-Moretlwe and Suzanna C. Francis and Barbara A. Friedland and Richard J. Hayes and Renee Heffron and Saidi Hussein Kapiga and Quarraisha Abdool Karim and Stephanie Karpoff and Rupert Kaul and R Scott McClelland and Sheena Mary McCormack and Nuala McGrath and Landon Myer and Helen Rees and Ariane van der Straten and Deborah Watson-Jones and Janneke H H M van de Wijgert and Randy M Stalter and Nicola Low}, year={2015} }