Higher risk behaviour and rates of sexually transmitted diseases in Mwanza compared to Uganda may help explain HIV prevention trial outcomes.

TitleHigher risk behaviour and rates of sexually transmitted diseases in Mwanza compared to Uganda may help explain HIV prevention trial outcomes.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2003
AuthorsOrroth, KK, Korenromp, EL, White, RG, Gavyole, A, Gray, RH, Muhangi, L, Sewankambo, NK, Quigley, M, Wawer, MJ, Whitworth, JA, Grosskurth, H, Habbema, DJ, Hayes, RJ
JournalAIDS (London, England)
Volume17
Issue18
Pagination2653-60
Date Published2003 Dec 5
ISSN0269-9370
KeywordsAdolescent, Adult, Age Distribution, Chlamydia Infections, Chlamydia trachomatis, Condoms, Female, Gonorrhea, HIV Infections, Humans, Incidence, Male, Marital Status, Middle Aged, Prevalence, Risk-Taking, Rural Health, Sex Distribution, Sexual Behavior, Sexual Partners, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Tanzania, Treatment Outcome, Trichomonas Vaginitis, Uganda
Abstract

To determine to what extent the higher impact of treatment for sexually transmitted diseases (STD) on HIV incidence in Mwanza, Tanzania than in Rakai and Masaka, Uganda might be explained by baseline differences between the trial populations.

Alternate JournalAIDS
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PubMed ID14685060