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Combination social protection for reducing HIV-risk behavior amongst adolescents in South Africa

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Background: Social protection (i.e. cash transfers, free schools, parental support) has potential for adolescent HIV-prevention. We aimed to identify which social protection interventions are most effective and whether combined social protection has greater effects in South Africa.

Methods: In this prospective longitudinal study, we interviewed 3516 adolescents aged 10-18 between 2009 and 2012. We sampled all homes with a resident adolescent in randomly-selected census areas in fou...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1097/QAI.0000000000000938

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
Role:
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Health Economics and HIV and AIDS Research Division (HEARD) University of Kwa-Zulu Natal More from this funder
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes Journal website
Volume:
72
Issue:
1
Pages:
96–104
Publication date:
2016-05-01
Acceptance date:
2015-12-11
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ISSN:
1758-2652
Source identifiers:
597478
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pubs:597478
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uuid:518fa529-255d-4792-b753-0249ca611b3b
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Deposit date:
2016-01-26

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