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Ethnic differences in alcohol and drug use and related sexual risks for HIV among vulnerable women in Cape Town, South Africa: implications for interventions

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Public Health, February 2013
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Title
Ethnic differences in alcohol and drug use and related sexual risks for HIV among vulnerable women in Cape Town, South Africa: implications for interventions
Published in
BMC Public Health, February 2013
DOI 10.1186/1471-2458-13-174
Pubmed ID
Authors

Bronwyn Myers, Tracy L Kline, Felicia A Browne, Tara Carney, Charles Parry, Kim Johnson, Wendee M Wechsberg

Abstract

Alcohol and other drug (AOD) use among poor Black African and Coloured women in South Africa compounds their sexual risk for HIV. Given South Africa's history of ethnic disparities, ethnic differences in sex risk profiles may exist that should be taken into account when planning HIV risk reduction interventions. This paper aims to describe ethnic differences in AOD use and AOD-related sexual risks for HIV among vulnerable women from Cape Town, South Africa.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
South Africa 2 2%
United States 1 <1%
Belgium 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Unknown 103 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 20 19%
Student > Ph. D. Student 18 17%
Student > Master 14 13%
Student > Postgraduate 11 10%
Student > Bachelor 8 7%
Other 25 23%
Unknown 12 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 25 23%
Social Sciences 25 23%
Psychology 16 15%
Nursing and Health Professions 9 8%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 5 5%
Other 12 11%
Unknown 16 15%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 03 January 2014.
All research outputs
#2,083,071
of 5,040,289 outputs
Outputs from BMC Public Health
#3,006
of 5,517 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#32,591
of 92,863 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Public Health
#156
of 280 outputs
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