The burden of disease attributable to sexually transmitted infections in South Africa in 2000.

@article{Johnson2007TheBO,
  title={The burden of disease attributable to sexually transmitted infections in South Africa in 2000.},
  author={Leigh F Johnson and Debbie Bradshaw and Rob E Dorrington},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  year={2007},
  volume={97 8 Pt 2},
  pages={658-62}
}
OBJECTIVES To estimate the burden of disease attributable to sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in South Africa, to identify the factors contributing to this burden, and to review successes and failures in reducing this burden. DESIGN Years of life lost (YLL) and years lived with disability (YLD) were estimated using different approaches for HIV/ AIDS… CONTINUE READING