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Housing, medical, and food deprivation in poor urban contexts: implications for multiple sexual partnerships and transactional sex in Nairobi's slums.
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PMID:  22257740     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Identifying the factors that lead to sexual risk behavior is crucial in addressing the HIV epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa. Scholars have primarily relied on traditional measures of SES (income, wealth, and education) to predict risk, overlooking measures of deprivation in important social arenas such as housing, medical care, and food expenses. Findings demonstrated that all three deprivation measures, particularly housing and health care, were robust influences of sexual risk even while controlling for traditional SES measures. A multifaceted deprivation framework appears crucial to the development of effective policy interventions to diminish HIV infection.
Meredith J Greif
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-12-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Health & place     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1873-2054     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
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Created Date:  2012-1-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9510067     Medline TA:  Health Place     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
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