Transactional sex is the driving force in the dynamics of HIV in Accra, Ghana

  title={Transactional sex is the driving force in the dynamics of HIV in Accra, Ghana},
  author={Anne-Marie C{\^o}t{\'e} and F. Sob{\'e}la and A. Dzokoto and K. Nzambi and C. Asamoah-Adu and Annie-Claude Labb{\'e} and B. M{\^a}sse and Joyce Mensah and {\'E}. Frost and J. P{\'e}pin},
  • Anne-Marie Côté, F. Sobéla, +7 authors J. Pépin
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • AIDS
  • Objective: To delineate the population attributable fraction (PAF) of transactional sex in prevalent cases of HIV infection in the male adult population of Accra, Ghana. Design and methods: Cross-sectional study of clients who visited a sex worker (SW), of boyfriends of SW and of male personnel in prostitution venues. A questionnaire was administered and urine obtained for detection of anti-HIV antibodies. The PAF of prevalent HIV acquired from SW was calculated using a combination of data from… CONTINUE READING
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