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  1. Risk factors for HIV-1 infection in adults in a rural Ugandan community : a population study.

    Article - En anglais


    To determine sociodemographic risk factors associated with HIV-1 infection in a rural Ugandan population.


    A population-based survey.


    All adult residents (aged >=13 years) in a cluster of 15 neighbouring villages of the Masaka District of south-west Uganda were invited to participate in a sociodemographic and serological survey.

    Questions relating to sexual behaviour were asked separately in an accompanying case-control study.

    Socioeconomic data and an unambiguous HIV-1 serostatus were obtained by house-to-house survey for 3809 (72%) of the adult population.

    The association between serostatus and the following variables were analysed: age, sex, marital status, tribe, religion, education, occupational group, place and frequency of travel and recent history of sexually transmitted disease.

    Mots-clés Pascal : SIDA, Virose, Infection, Virus HIV1, Virus immunodéficience humaine, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, Facteur risque, Milieu rural, Ouganda, Afrique, Epidémiologie, Adulte, Homme, Immunodéficit, Immunopathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, HIV-1 virus, Human immunodeficiency virus, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, Risk factor, Rural environment, Uganda, Africa, Epidemiology, Adult, Human, Immune deficiency, Immunopathology

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

    Cote : 94-0216811

    Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 199406.