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Fulfilling prophecy? Sexually transmitted infections and HIV in Indigenous people in Western Australia

Wright, Michael R; Giele, Carolien; Dance, Phyllis; Thompson, Sandra C

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Objective: To compare trends and rates of HIV and sexually transmitted infections in Indigenous and non-Indigenous people of Western Australia. Design and setting: Analysis of WA notification data for chlamydia, gonorrhoea, and primary and secondary syphilis in 2002, and for HIV infections from 1983 to 2002. Main outcome measures: Rates of HIV and sexually transmitted infection by Indigenous status. Results: In 2002, there were 3046 notifications for chlamydia, 1380 for gonorrhoea and 64 for...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/81510
Source: Medical Journal of Australia

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