Male circumcision and susceptibility to HIV infection among men in Tanzania.

@article{Urassa1997MaleCA,
  title={Male circumcision and susceptibility to HIV infection among men in Tanzania.},
  author={Mark Urassa and Jeff Todd and J. Ties Boerma and Raymond Hayes and Raphael Isingo},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={1997},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={73-80}
}
BACKGROUND Evidence from ecological studies and from studies of and sexually transmitted disease (STD) patients in sub-Saharan Africa suggests that there is a protective effect of male circumcision against HIV infection. There are, however, few population-based studies that have controlled adequately for potential confounding factors. METHODS Data from the five population-based studies in north-western Tanzania were used to investigate the association between male circumcision and the risk of… CONTINUE READING
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