Reducing the Risk of Sexual HIV Transmission: Quantifying the Per-Act Risk for HIV on the Basis of Choice of Partner, Sex Act, and Condom Use

@article{Varghese2002ReducingTR,
  title={Reducing the Risk of Sexual HIV Transmission: Quantifying the Per-Act Risk for HIV on the Basis of Choice of Partner, Sex Act, and Condom Use},
  author={Beens Varghese and Julie E. Maher and Thomas A. Peterman and Bernard M. Branson and Richard W. Steketee},
  journal={Sexually Transmitted Diseases},
  year={2002},
  volume={29},
  pages={38-43}
}
Background Sexual acquisition of HIV is influenced by choice of partner, sex act, and condom use. However, current risk-reduction strategies focus mainly on condom use. Goal To estimate the contribution of choice of partner, sex act, and condom use on the per-act relative and absolute risks for HIV infection. Study Design Per-act relative risk for HIV infection was calculated with use of estimates of HIV prevalence, risk of condom failure, HIV test accuracy, and per-act risk of HIV transmission… 
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