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Poverty linked to early sexual debut and low condom use in Africa [Digest]

Madise, N.J., Zulu, E. and Ciera, J. (2008) Poverty linked to early sexual debut and low condom use in Africa [Digest] Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 34, (2), pp. 99-100.

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The findings indicate that in parts of Sub-Saharan Africa, poverty is associated with early sexual debut (particularly among females) and that the poor are less likely than their wealthier peers to use condoms. Thus, the researchers note, it seems likely that "poverty, by influencing sexual behavior and access to services, can influence the transmission of HIV infection."

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Published date: June 2008


Local EPrints ID: 55083
ISSN: 1538-6341
PURE UUID: 3a1df59e-11ac-41ae-8355-10948bc5e760
ORCID for N.J. Madise: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 21 Aug 2008
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 14:34

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Author: E. Zulu
Author: J. Ciera

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