Religiosity for HIV prevention in Uganda: a case study among Muslim youth in Wakiso district.

@article{Kagimu2012ReligiosityFH,
  title={Religiosity for HIV prevention in Uganda: a case study among Muslim youth in Wakiso district.},
  author={Magid M Kagimu and David Guwatudde and Charles B Rwabukwali and Sarah J. Kaye and Yusuf Walakira and Dick Ainomugisha},
  journal={African health sciences},
  year={2012},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={282-90}
}
BACKGROUND Evidence for the association between religiosity and HIV infections is limited. Sujda, the hyper-pigmented spot on the forehead due to repeated prostration during prayers and fasting to worship, involving abstaining from food, drink and sex during daytime in Ramadhan and other specified days, are measures of religiosity among Muslims OBJECTIVES To assess the association between religiosity and HIV infections. METHODS This was an unmatched case-control study with 29 HIV positive… CONTINUE READING