Fertility intentions and use of contraception among monogamous couples in northern Malawi in the context of HIV testing: a cross-sectional analysis

Albert L N Dube, Angela Baschieri, John Cleland, Sian Floyd, Anna Molesworth, Fiona Parrott, Neil French, Judith R Glynn

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Abstract

Knowledge of HIV status may influence fertility desires of married men and women. There is little knowledge about the importance of this influence among monogamously married couples and how knowledge of HIV status influences use of contraception among these couples.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e51861
JournalPLoS ONE
Volume7
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Child
  • Contraception
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Data Collection
  • Family Characteristics
  • Family Planning Services
  • Female
  • Fertility
  • HIV Infections
  • HIV Seropositivity
  • Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
  • Humans
  • Intention
  • Malawi
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Young Adult

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