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Community effects on the risk of HIV infection in rural Tanzania


Community effects on the risk of HIV infection in rural Tanzania



Sexually Transmitted Infections 78(4): 261-266



ISSN/ISBN: 1368-4973

PMID: 12181463

DOI: 10.1136/sti.78.4.261

Objectives: To investigate the effect of community characteristics on HIV prevalence and incidence. Methods: Data from an open cohort study with demographic surveillance, epidemiological surveys and qualitative research were used to examine the association between individual and community risk factors with HIV prevalence during 1994-95 and incidence between 1994-95 and 1996-97 among men (n=2271) and women (n=2752) living in a rural area in northwest Tanzania.

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