Human ecology and behavior and sexually transmitted bacterial infections.

@article{Holmes1994HumanEA,
  title={Human ecology and behavior and sexually transmitted bacterial infections.},
  author={King K. Holmes},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={1994},
  volume={91 7},
  pages={2448-55}
}
  • King K. Holmes
  • Published 1994 in
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
The three direct determinants of the rate of spread of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are sexual behaviors, the mean duration of infectiousness, and the mean efficiency of sexual transmission of each STD. Underlying ecological and behavioral factors that operate through one or more of these direct determinants lie on a continuum, ranging from those most proximate back to those more remote (in time or mechanism) from the direct determinants. Most remote and least modifiable are the… CONTINUE READING
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