Varieties of male circumcision: a study from Kenya.

@article{Brown2001VarietiesOM,
  title={Varieties of male circumcision: a study from Kenya.},
  author={J. E. Brown and K D Micheni and E M Grant and Jason M. Mwenda and F M Muthiri and Anna R. Grant},
  journal={Sexually transmitted diseases},
  year={2001},
  volume={28 10},
  pages={608-12}
}
BACKGROUND Because male circumcision has been linked to a lower risk of HIV infection, it is advocated tentatively as a possible preventive intervention. Most studies, however, have relied on men's self-reports of their circumcision status. GOAL To document varied techniques of male circumcision in one area of Kenya and the visible results. STUDY DESIGN Researchers interviewed men who had performed or undergone various forms of circumcision. They also did genital observations on a subsample… CONTINUE READING

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