Male circumcision, sexually transmitted disease, and risk of HIV.

  title={Male circumcision, sexually transmitted disease, and risk of HIV.},
  author={Julienne M Seed and Susan K Allen and Thierry Mertens and Esther Sid Hudes and Antoine Serufilira and Michel Carael and Etienne Karita and Philippe Van de Perre and F. Nsengumuremyi},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes and human retrovirology : official publication of the International Retrovirology Association},
  volume={8 1},
Our objective was to describe associations among male circumcision, behavioral and demographic variables, ulcerative and nonulcerative sexually transmitted disease (STD), and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection via a cross-sectional study in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda. Our subjects were 837 married men who volunteered for HIV testing and counselling. Uncircumcised men had a relatively low-risk profile in that they reported fewer lifetime sexual partners and prostitute contacts than… CONTINUE READING
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