Urban to rural routes of HIV infection spread in Ethiopia.

  title={Urban to rural routes of HIV infection spread in Ethiopia.},
  author={I Shabbir and Charles P Larson},
  journal={The Journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  volume={98 5},
A descriptive survey to identify routes of spread of HIV infection from urban to rural populations was carried out in a rural south-central Ethiopian district. High risk practices for HIV infection and transmission were first documented among rural residing former soldiers, merchants and students. Extramarital intercourse during the previous 3 months was reported by 45-50% of these subgroups. In 25-37%, intercourse with an urban commercial sex worker (CSW) was reported and condom use varied… CONTINUE READING

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