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Factors influencing the difference in HIV prevalence between antenatal clinic and general population in sub-Saharan Africa.

Authors
  • Glynn, J R
  • Buvé, A
  • Caraël, M
  • Musonda, R M
  • Kahindo, M
  • Macauley, I
  • Tembo, F
  • Zekeng, L
Type
Published Article
Journal
AIDS
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Sep 07, 2001
Volume
15
Issue
13
Pages
1717–1725
Identifiers
PMID: 11546948
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Few factors influenced the difference in HIV prevalence between ANC and the population, which could aid the development of adjustment procedures to estimate population HIV prevalence. However, the differences between cities were considerable, making standard adjustments difficult. The method of estimating male HIV prevalence should be tested in other sites.

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