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Prevalence, motivations, and adverse effects of vaginal practices in Africa and Asia: Findings from a multicountry household survey

Hull, Terence; Martin Hilber, Adriane; Chersich, Matthew; Bagnol, Brigitte; Prohmmo, Aree; Smit, Jennifer; Widyantoro, Ninuk; Utomo, Iwu; François, Isabelle; Mbona Tumwesigye, Nazarius; Temmerman, Marleen


Background: Women worldwide use various vaginal practices to clean or modify their vulva and vagina. Additional population-level information is needed on prevalence and motivations for these practices, characteristics of users, and their adverse effects.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Women's Health
DOI: 10.1089/jwh.2010.2281


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