Sexual risk among orphaned adolescents: is country-level HIV prevalence an important factor?

@inproceedings{Robertson2010SexualRA,
  title={Sexual risk among orphaned adolescents: is country-level HIV prevalence an important factor?},
  author={Laura A. Robertson and S Gregson and Geoffrey P. Garnett},
  booktitle={AIDS care},
  year={2010}
}
Previous studies from sub-Saharan Africa have found that orphans experience increased sexual risk compared to non-orphans. We developed a theoretical framework for the investigation of determinants of HIV risk and used it to generate specific hypotheses regarding the effect of country-level HIV prevalence on the sexual risk experience of orphans. We expected that countries with high HIV prevalence would experience a higher prevalence of orphanhood. We further hypothesised that orphans in… CONTINUE READING

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