Incidence and Predictors of Adolescent’s Early Sexual Debut after Three Decades of HIV Interventions in Tanzania: A Time to Debut Analysis

@inproceedings{Mmbaga2012IncidenceAP,
  title={Incidence and Predictors of Adolescent’s Early Sexual Debut after Three Decades of HIV Interventions in Tanzania: A Time to Debut Analysis},
  author={Elia John Mmbaga and Frida Leonard and Germana Henry Leyna},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
  • Elia John Mmbaga, Frida Leonard, Germana Henry Leyna
  • Published in PloS one 2012
  • Biology, Medicine
  • PURPOSE To determine the incidence and predictors of adolescent's early sexual debut after three decades of HIV interventions in Tanzania. METHODS In a cross-section study of adolescents aged 16-19 residing in Morogoro Municipality, information on socio-demographic, parental-and-peer communication, and sexual behaviors were collected. Cox-regression analysis was used to examine predictors of time to sexual debut. RESULTS A total of 316 adolescents with mean age of 17.5±0.9 were recruited… CONTINUE READING

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