Intimate partner violence associated with subsequent HIV infection in Uganda PDF Print E-mail

Ugandan women who have been subject to violence from a sexual partner are more likely than other women to go on to acquire HIV, according to a large, longitudinal study from the Rakai cohort, published in the May 15 issue of AIDS. Women who had experienced more severe forms of violence, more frequently, or over a longer period of time had greater risks of HIV infection.
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