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Young Aboriginal people's engagement with STI testing in the Northern Territory, Australia

Bell, Stephen; Aggleton, Peter; Ward, James; Murray, Walbira; Silver, Bronwyn; Lockyer, Andrew; Ferguson, Tellisa; Fairley, Christopher K; Whiley, David; Ryder, Nathan; Donovan, Basil; Guy, Rebecca; Kaldor, John; Maher, Lisa


Background: Australian surveillance data document higher rates of sexually transmissible infections (STIs) among young Aboriginal people (15-29 years) in remote settings than non-Aboriginal young people. Epidemiological data indicate a substantial number of young Aboriginal people do not test for STIs. Rigorous qualitative research can enhance understanding of these findings. This paper documents socio-ecological factors influencing young Aboriginal people's engagement with clinic-based STI...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020-04-06
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Public Health
DOI: 10.1186/s12889-020-08565-0
Access Rights: Open Access


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