Hormonal contraceptive use and HIV-1 infection in a population-based cohort in Rakai, Uganda.

@article{Kiddugavu2003HormonalCU,
  title={Hormonal contraceptive use and HIV-1 infection in a population-based cohort in Rakai, Uganda.},
  author={Mohammed G Kiddugavu and Fredrick E Makumbi and Maria J Wawer and David M Serwadda and Nelson Kaulukusi Sewankambo and Fred Wabwire-Mangen and Tom Lutalo and M. Meehan and Xianbin and Ronald Henry Gray},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={2003},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={233-40}
}
BACKGROUND Hormonal contraceptives have been associated with increased risk of HIV acquisition. METHODS The association between hormonal contraception use and HIV acquisition was assessed in a rural community-based cohort in Rakai District, Uganda. A group of 5117 sexually active HIV-negative women were surveyed at 10 month intervals between 1994 and 1999. Information on demographic and sociobehavioral characteristics, use of hormonal contraception (pill and injectable methods), condoms and… CONTINUE READING
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