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Sexual behaviour in a fishing community on Lake Victoria, Uganda

Pickering, H; Okongo, M; Bwanika, K; Nnalusiba, B; Whitworth, James A. G


This study describes the sexual behaviour of men and women in a fishing village on the shores of Lake Victoria in southwest Uganda. The village is near a well known trading town-truckstop on the main trans-Africa highway with a high recorded prevalence of HIV infection. Data were obtained on the daily travel and sexual activities of 26 women and 54 men with particular attention paid to the rate of partner change and the proportion of sexual contacts with people outside the village. During a...[Show more]

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Date published: 1997
Type: Journal article


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