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  1. Barrier contraceptive use and HIV infection among high-risk women in Cameroon.

    Article - En anglais


    To measure the association between spermicide use and HIV infection, adjusting for condom use, and to measure the association between condom use and HIV infection, adjusting for spermicide use.


    Prospective study of women using nonoxynol-9 (N-9) spermicides and latex condoms, with up to 12 monthly clinic visits for interviews, examinations and tests, and re-supply.


    A total of 273 HIV-negative women with multiple sexual partners were enrolled, given latex condoms and N-9 vaginal spermicidal suppositories, and advised to use both every time they had sexual intercourse.

    Participants recorded data on sexual activity on pictorial coital logs.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Immunodéficit acquis syndrome, Virose, Infection, Contraception, Cameroun, Afrique, Nonoxinol, Spermicide, Hémopathie, Immunopathologie, Maladie sexuellement transmissible, Condom, Prévention, Prostitution, Femelle, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Contraception, Cameroon, Africa, Spermicide, Hemopathy, Immunopathology, Sexually transmitted disease, Condom, Prevention, Prostitution, Female, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0480378

    Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 199406.