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Adolescent sexual networking and HIV transmission in rural Uganda

Konde-Lule, Joseph K; Sewankambo, N; Morris, Martina


Information on 861 adolescents shows that in 1991 36 per cent reported having been sexually active in the previous 12 months, but only 6.2 per cent had ever used a condom (11% males, 2.4% females). The HIV infection rate was 5.9 per cent overall, 0.8 per cent in males and 9.9 per cent in females. The proportion sexually active and the rate of HIV infection rise with age. The annual incidence of HIV infection was 2.0 per 100 person-years of follow-up among all adolescents, 0.8 in males and 3.0...[Show more]

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Date published: 1997
Type: Journal article


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