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Prevalence and Correlates of Concurrent Sexual Partnerships Among Young People in South Africa

Year: 2010
Author: Mah, Timothy
Unit: ASRU
Journal: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Volume: 37
Issue: 2
Pages: 105-108
DOI: 10.1097/OLQ.0b013e3181bcdf75
Abstract:

Concurrent sexual partnerships are an important behavioral driver of HIV epidemics. This analysis examines the prevalence and correlates of concurrency among young adults in the Cape Metropolitan Area, South Africa. 13% reported concurrency during their last sexual partnership with variability by sex and race. Concurrency was associated wiht race, knowledge of a partner's infidelity, and other risky sexual behaviors.

Key Words: concurrency, HIV prevention, concurrent sexual partnerships, multiple partners


Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OLQ.0b013e3181bcdf75
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