New heterosexually transmitted HIV infections in married or cohabiting couples in urban Zambia and Rwanda: an analysis of survey and clinical data.

@article{Dunkle2008NewHT,
  title={New heterosexually transmitted HIV infections in married or cohabiting couples in urban Zambia and Rwanda: an analysis of survey and clinical data.},
  author={Kristin Dunkle and R. H. Stephenson and Etienne Karita and Elwyn Nachanya Chomba and Kayitesi Kayitenkore and Cheswa M. Vwalika and Lauren Greenberg and Susan L Allen},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={2008},
  volume={371 9631},
  pages={2183-91}
}
BACKGROUND Sub-Saharan Africa has a high rate of HIV infection, most of which is attributable to heterosexual transmission. Few attempts have been made to assess the extent of HIV transmission within marriages, and HIV-prevention efforts remain focused on abstinence and non-marital sex. We aimed to estimate the proportion of heterosexual transmission of HIV which occurs within married or cohabiting couples in urban Zambia and Rwanda each year. METHODS We used population-based data from… CONTINUE READING
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