STI epidemiology in the global older population: emerging challenges.

  title={STI epidemiology in the global older population: emerging challenges.},
  author={Victor Minichiello and Saifur Rahman and Gail Hawkes and Marian Pitts},
  journal={Perspectives in public health},
  volume={132 4},
This paper reviews the evidence concerning the epidemiology of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) with a particular focus on older people. Evidence from North America, Australia, China and Korea clearly shows increasing rates of many STIs in the population group aged 50 years and older. Similar changes are identified in three studies conducted in sub-Saharan Africa. There is a significant lack of detailed epidemiological data from Asia-Pacific and many African countries. There is also a… CONTINUE READING
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