Prevalence of Syphilis and Related Risk Behaviors Among Women in 5 Distinct Indigenous Populations in Paraguay.

@article{Aguilar2019PrevalenceOS,
  title={Prevalence of Syphilis and Related Risk Behaviors Among Women in 5 Distinct Indigenous Populations in Paraguay.},
  author={Gloria Aguilar and Gladys Estigarribia and Anal{\'i}a Ortiz and Angelica Espinosa Miranda and Willi McFarland and An{\'i}bal Kawabata and Sergio Garc{\'i}a Mu{\~n}oz and Julieta Valentina Garc{\'i}a M{\'e}ndez and Carlos Miguel R{\'i}os-Gonz{\'a}lez and Tania Samudio},
  journal={Sexually transmitted diseases},
  year={2019},
  volume={46 4},
  pages={
          246-249
        }
}
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to measure the prevalence of syphilis among women of reproductive age from 5 distinct indigenous populations in Paraguay. We also sought to identify the demographic profile and behaviors of women with elevated prevalence of syphilis. METHODS We conducted a population-based, cross-sectional survey among women aged 15 to 49 years from 5 distinct language families in Paraguay in 2016. The 5 language families were Guaraní, Maskoy, Mataco, Guaicurú, and… CONTINUE READING
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