To establish the prevalence of HIV infection in rural South Africa and to investigate demographic factors that influence this prevalence.
An anonymous HIV seroprevalence survey was performed in conjunction with a population-based malaria surveillance programme.
The rural area of northern Natal/KwaZulu, South Africa.
A total of 5023 black African participants were recruited by malaria surveillance agents during house-to-house visits; each house in an endemic malaria area is visited approximately once every 6 weeks.
Participants included 4044 healthy and 979 febrile individuals.
(i.e., suspected of having malaria).
Mots-clés Pascal : Immunodéficit acquis syndrome, Virose, Infection, Milieu rural, Séropositivité, Prévalence, Hémopathie, Immunopathologie, Maladie sexuellement transmissible, République Sud Africaine, Afrique, Evolution démographique, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Rural environment, Seropositivity, Prevalence, Hemopathy, Immunopathology, Sexually transmitted disease, South Africa, Africa, Demographic evolution, Human
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Cote : 93-0150199
Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 199406.