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Male Circumcision and Susceptibility to HIV Infection among Men in Tanzania

Citation

Urassa, Marc; Todd, James; Boerma, J. Ties; Hayes, Richard; & Isingo, Raphael (1997). Male Circumcision and Susceptibility to HIV Infection among Men in Tanzania. AIDS, 11(1), 73-80.

Abstract

Background: Evidence from ecological studies and from studies of and sexually transmitted disease (STD) patients in sub-Saharan Africa suggests that there is a protective effect of male circumcision against HIV infection. There are, however, few population-based studies that have controlled adequately for potential confounding factors.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00002030-199701000-00011

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

AIDS

Series Title

M Urassa et al. AIDS 11 (3), 73-80. Mar 1997. PMID 9147445. - Meta-Analysis

Author(s)

Urassa, Marc
Todd, James
Boerma, J. Ties
Hayes, Richard
Isingo, Raphael

Year Published

1997

Volume Number

11

Issue Number

1

Pages

73-80

Reference ID

1237