To study in depth sexual history and sexual behaviour variables as risk factors for HIV-1 infection in a rural Ugandan population.
Following a socioeconomic and serological survey of a rural population in Masaka District, south-west Uganda, 233 randomly selected HIV-1-positive cases and 233 negative controls matched on age and village of residence, were invited in October 1990 to participate in a case-control study.
A total of 132 cases and 161 controls attended for in-depth investigation including an interview about sexual behaviour.
The factor most strongly associated with increased risk of infection was a greater number of lifetime sexual partners, with odds ratios (OR) of 2.1 and 4.9 for those reporting 4-10 and 11 or more partners, respectively, compared with those reporting less than four partners.
Mots-clés Pascal : SIDA, Virose, Infection, Virus HIV1, Virus immunodéficience humaine, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, Facteur risque, Comportement sexuel, Milieu rural, Ouganda, Afrique, Epidémiologie, Adulte, Homme, Immunodéficit, Immunopathologie, Etude cas témoin
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, HIV-1 virus, Human immunodeficiency virus, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, Risk factor, Sexual behavior, Rural environment, Uganda, Africa, Epidemiology, Adult, Human, Immune deficiency, Immunopathology, Case control study
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Cote : 94-0214914
Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 199406.