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Correlates of Sexually Transmitted Infections among Women in Southern India
Authors: Ragi Ravi, and Sajini B. Nair
Source: Journal of Family Welfare, 57(1): 45-54;
Topic(s): Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
Country: Asia
Published: JUN 2011
Abstract: The article reports on the issue of correlates of sexually transmitted infections on women in Southern India. It notes that sexually transmitted diseases are the most common identifiable disease in many countries. It cites several factors for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) including unemployment, poverty and urbanization. It mentions that prevalence of STI in Southern India among women varies from 10.9 percent to 2.9 percent.