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Research data: SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR
2020 Predictors of contraceptive use among adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) aged 15 to 24 years in South Africa: results from the 2012 national population-based household survey
Despite a variety of contraceptives being available for women in South Africa, a considerable number of adolescent girls and young women sti...
2020 Age-related differences in socio-demographic and behavioral determinants of HIV testing and counseling in HPTN 043/NIMH project accept
Youth represent a large proportion of new HIV infections worldwide, yet their utilization of HIV testing and counseling (HTC) remains low. U...
2019 Effectiveness of a health behavioural intervention aimed at reduction of risky sexual behaviours among young men in the KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa
Two studies evaluating the same behavioural intervention were conducted in two areas in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa using a r...