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Social patterns and differentials in the fertility transition in the context of HIV/AIDS: evidence from population surveillance, rural South Africa, 1993 – 2013

Houle, Brian; Pantazis, Athena; Kabudula, Chodziwadziwa; Tollman, Stephen; Clark, Samuel J


BACKGROUND: Literature is limited on the effects of high prevalence HIV on fertility in the absence of treatment, and the effects of the introduction of sustained access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) on fertility. We summarize fertility patterns in rural northeast South Africa over 21 years during dynamic social and epidemiological change. METHODS: We use data for females aged 15–49 from the Agincourt health...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016-03-25
Type: Journal article
Source: Population Health Metrics
DOI: 10.1186/s12963-016-0079-z
Access Rights: Open Access


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