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Murphy, D and Lynch, M and Desmond, N and Mulcahy, Fiona (1993) Contraceptive practices in HIV seropositivefemales in Ireland. International Journal of STD & AIDS , 4 , pp. 107-109.

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A questionnaire was administered to a cohort of 130 HIV seropositive women attending the Department of Genitourinary Medicine, St James's Hospital, Dublin, in order to establish their current contraceptive practices. Forty (42%) of the sexually active women did not use reliable contraception; 55 (57%) used a method reliable in fertility control only, and 21 (22%) used a method reliable in terms of both partner and congenital transmission. The intravenous drug users were less likely to use reliable contraception, 9 (39%), in comparison to the heterosexual group 14 (70%), P


Item Type:Article
Date:March 1993
Season/Number:3
Page Range:pp. 107-109
Publisher:Royal Society of Medicine Press
Volume:4
Notes:Reprinted with permission of The Royal Society of Medicine Press Limited
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health related prevention > Health information and education > Communicable disease control > HIV prevention
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
G Health and disease > Disorder by cause > Communicable disease > HIV
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health related prevention > Health information and education > Communicable disease control > Safe sex

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