Women’s Perceptions and Misperceptions of Male Circumcision: A Mixed Methods Study in Zambia

@inproceedings{Haberland2016WomensPA,
  title={Women’s Perceptions and Misperceptions of Male Circumcision: A Mixed Methods Study in Zambia},
  author={Nicole A. Haberland and Christine A Kelly and Drosin M. Mulenga and Barbara S. Mensch and Paul C. Hewett},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2016}
}
Women's perceptions of male circumcision (MC) have implications for behavioral risk compensation, demand, and the impact of MC programs on women's health. This mixed methods study combines data from the first two rounds of a longitudinal study (n = 934) and in-depth interviews with a subsample of respondents (n = 45) between rounds. Most women correctly reported that MC reduces men's risk of HIV (64% R1, 82% R2). However, 30% of women at R1, and significantly more (41%) at R2, incorrectly… CONTINUE READING
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