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Extramarital relations and perceptions of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria

Isiugo-Abanihe, Uche C


Data from a 1991 survey of five Nigerian towns are used to examine currently married men’s and women’s perceptions of AIDS which, together with other socioeconomic factors, are then related to extramarital sexual behaviour. An overwhelming majority of the respondents have accurate information about AIDS. In particular, most associate HIV/AIDS transmission with multiple sexual partners, though only one-third of them think that the fear of AIDS has limited casual sex in their communities. About...[Show more]

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Date published: 1994
Type: Journal article


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