Timing Is Everything: International Variations in Historical Sexual Partnership Concurrency and HIV Prevalence

@inproceedings{Morris2010TimingIE,
  title={Timing Is Everything: International Variations in Historical Sexual Partnership Concurrency and HIV Prevalence},
  author={Martina Morris and Helen Epstein and Maria J Wawer},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Higher prevalence of concurrent partnerships is one hypothesis for the severity of the HIV epidemic in the countries of Southern Africa. But measures of the prevalence of concurrency alone do not adequately capture the impact concurrency will have on transmission dynamics. The importance of overlap duration and coital exposure are examined here. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS We conducted a comparison of data from three studies of sexual behavior carried out in the early 1990s in… CONTINUE READING

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