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Age differences between sexual partners, behavioural and demographic correlates, and HIV infection on Likoma Island, Malawi
(Springer Nature, 2016)
Patterns of age differences between sexual partners – age-mixing – may partially explain the magnitude of HIV epidemics in Sub-Saharan Africa. However, evidence of age-disparity as a risk factor for HIV remains mixed. We ...
Partner age differences and associated sexual risk behaviours among adolescent girls and young women in a cash transfer programme for schooling in Malawi
(BioMed Central, 2018-03-27)
Background: Age disparities in sexual relationships have been proposed as a key risk factor for HIV transmission in Sub-Saharan Africa, but evidence remains inconclusive. The SIHR study, a cluster randomised trial of a ...
The role of age-mixing patterns in HIV transmission dynamics : Novel hypotheses from a field study in Cape Town, South Africa
Background: Age-disparate relationships are thought to put young women at increased risk of HIV, though current evidence is inconclusive. Studying population-level age-mixing patterns as well as individual-level measures ...