Risk factors, healthcare-seeking and sexual behaviour among patients with genital ulcers in Zambia

@inproceedings{Makasa2012RiskFH,
  title={Risk factors, healthcare-seeking and sexual behaviour among patients with genital ulcers in Zambia},
  author={Mpundu C. Makasa and Knut M. Fylkesnes and Ingvild Fossgard Sand\oy},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Genital ulcers (GU) are associated with an increased risk of HIV transmission. Understanding risk factors for genital ulcers and sexual behaviour patterns after onset of symptoms and health seeking behaviour among GU-patients can provide useful information to aid design effective prevention strategies for genital ulcers. We investigated risk factors of self-reported GUs and care-seeking in the general population, and assessed GU patients regarding past care-seeking, recent sexual… CONTINUE READING
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