To what extent is the HIV epidemic in southern India driven by commercial sex? A modelling analysis

Peter Vickerman, Anna M Foss, Michael Pickles, Kathleen Deering, Supriya Verma, [No Value] Eric Demers, Catherine M Lowndes, Stephen Moses, Michel Alary, Marie-Claude Boily

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Abstract

In south India, general population HIV prevalence estimates range from 0.5 to 3%. To focus HIV prevention efforts, it is important to understand whether HIV transmission is driven by commercial sex.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2563-72
Number of pages10
JournalAIDS
Volume24
Issue number16
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 23 Oct 2010

Keywords

  • Adult
  • Condoms
  • Disease Outbreaks
  • Female
  • HIV Infections
  • Health Promotion
  • Herpes Genitalis
  • Herpesvirus 2, Human
  • Humans
  • India
  • Male
  • Models, Statistical
  • Prostitution
  • Risk Factors
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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    Vickerman, P., Foss, A. M., Pickles, M., Deering, K., Verma, S., Eric Demers, N. V., Lowndes, C. M., Moses, S., Alary, M., & Boily, M-C. (2010). To what extent is the HIV epidemic in southern India driven by commercial sex? A modelling analysis. AIDS, 24(16), 2563-72. https://doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0b013e32833e8663