Seven-year trends in HIV-1 infection rates, and changes in sexual behaviour, among adults in rural Uganda

@article{Kamali2000SevenyearTI,
  title={Seven-year trends in HIV-1 infection rates, and changes in sexual behaviour, among adults in rural Uganda},
  author={A. Kamali and L. Carpenter and J. Whitworth and R. Pool and A. Ruberantwari and A. Ojwiya},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={2000},
  volume={14},
  pages={427-434}
}
ObjectiveTo assess trends in HIV-1 infection rates and changes in sexual behaviour over 7 years in rural Uganda. MethodsAn adult cohort followed through eight medical–serological annual surveys since 1989–1990. All consenting participants gave a blood sample and were interviewed on sexual behaviour. ResultsOn average, 65% of residents gave a blood sample at each round. Overall HIV-1 prevalence declined from 8.2% at round 1 to 6.9% at round 8 (P = 0.008). Decline was most evident among men aged… Expand
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