Food Insufficiency Is Associated with High-Risk Sexual Behavior among Women in Botswana and Swaziland

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Background Both food insufficiency and HIV infection are major public health problems in sub-Saharan Africa, yet the impact of food... » More
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PLoS Med. 2007 Oct 23; 4(10):e260
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Sheri d Weiser, Karen Leiter, David r Bangsberg, Lisa m Butler, Fiona percy-de Korte, Zakhe Hlanze, Nthabiseng Phaladze, Vincent Iacopino, Michele Heisler

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