Male Circumcision in the General Population of Kisumu, Kenya: Beliefs about Protection, Risk Behaviors, HIV, and STIs

Male Circumcision in the General Population of Kisumu

Using a population-based survey we examined the behaviors, beliefs, and HIV/HSV-2 serostatus of men and women in the traditionally non-circumcising community of Kisumu, Kenya prior to establishment of voluntary medical male circumcision services. A total of 749 men and 906 women participated.

Male Circumcision in the General Population of Kisumu

Male Circumcision in the General Population of Kisumu, Kenya: Beliefs about Protection, Risk Behaviors, HIV, and STIs Article (PDF Available) in PLoS ONE 5(12):e15552 · …

Male Circumcision in the General Population of Kisumu

Preference for circumcision was increased with understanding that circumcised men are less likely to become infected with HIV. Citation: Westercamp M, Bailey RC, Bukusi EA, Montandon M, Kwena Z, et al. (2010) Male Circumcision in the General Population of Kisumu, Kenya: Beliefs about Protection, Risk Behaviors, HIV, and STIs.

Male circumcision in the general population of Kisumu

Using a population-based survey we examined the behaviors, beliefs, and HIV/HSV-2 serostatus of men and women in the traditionally non-circumcising community of Kisumu, Kenya prior to establishment of voluntary medical male circumcision services. A total of 749 men and 906 women participated.

Male circumcision in the general population of Kisumu

Using a population-based survey we examined the behaviors, beliefs, and HIV/HSV-2 serostatus of men and women in the traditionally non-circumcising community of Kisumu, Kenya prior to

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Male Circumcision in the General Population of Kisumu

Male Circumcision in the General Population of Kisumu, Kenya: Beliefs about Protection, Risk Behaviors, HIV, and STIs Matthew Westercamp1*, Robert C. Bailey1, Elizabeth A. Bukusi3, Michele Montandon2, Zachary Kwena3, Craig R. Cohen2 1Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, …

Circumcision and HIV – circumstitions.com

Male Circumcision in the General Population of Kisumu, Kenya: Beliefs about Protection, Risk Behaviors, HIV, and STIs Using a population-based survey we examined the behaviors, beliefs, and HIV/HSV-2 serostatus of men and women in the traditionally non-circumcising community of Kisumu, Kenya prior to establishment of voluntary medical male

Male Circumcision in the General Population of Kisumu

Abstract. Using a population-based survey we examined the behaviors, beliefs, and HIV/HSV-2 serostatus of men and women in the traditionally non-circumcising community of Kisumu, Kenya prior to establishment of voluntary medical male circumcision services.

Women’s Beliefs about Male Circumcision, HIV Prevention

Westercamp M, Bailey RC, Bukusi EA, Montandon M, Kwena K, et al. (2010) Male circumcision in the general population of Kisumu, Kenya: beliefs about protection, risk behaviors, HIV, and STIs. PLoS ONE 5(12): e15552.

Women’s Beliefs about Male Circumcision, HIV Prevention

It is important to understand how women’s sexual practices may be influenced by male circumcision (MC) as an HIV prevention effort. Women’s beliefs about MC and sexual behaviour will likely influence the scale-up and uptake of medical MC. We conducted qualitative interviews with 30 sexually active women in Kisumu, Kenya.

More Circumcision Myths You May Believe: Hygiene and STDs

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Women’s Beliefs about Male Circumcision, HIV Prevention

Women’s Beliefs about Male Circumcision, HIV Prevention, and Sexual Behaviors in Kisumu, Kenya Male circumcision in the general population of Kisumu, Kenya: beliefs about. protection, risk

Women’s Beliefs about Male Circumcision, HIV Prevention

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