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Contraceptive Statistics

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Update to CDC's U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use, 2010: Revised Recommendations for the Use of Hormonal Contraception Among Women at High Risk for HIV Infection or Infected With HIV

Prevention of unintended pregnancy among women at risk for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection or infected with HIV is critically important. One strategy for preventing unintended pregnancies in this population is improving access to a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy and Increased Use of Contraceptives Among HIV-Positive Women During Expanding Access to Antiretroviral Therapy in Mbarara, Uganda

The current study examined whether prevalence of contraceptive use among HIV-positive women varied according to use of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in Mbarara, Uganda. Data from a cross-sectional survey of 484 HIV-positive women... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Hormonal Contraception and the Risk of HIV Acquisition

Hormonal contraception is widely used and plays a critical role in women's health, education, employment, economic development and autonomy. But there is considerable controversy about the role of hormonal contraception in HIV acquisition. There... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Promising statistically, but!!!

Dear Dr. Bob."Cunnilingus", what a word. Thanks to dictionary.com, now I know how to pronounce it. I have read all your answers to people expressing their fear of getting infected from possible exposure from Cunnilingus. Even though...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Unfortunately, it is very difficult to use statistical risk estimates to calculate a specific risk of an individual sexual experience, as the estimates are based on large population studies and there can be may confounding variables when one... Read more »

comment on : It's hard to believe your statistics!! (HIV STATISTICS)

If the probability of being infected in a single exposure is p = 1/1000, the probability of being infected in n exposures is given by the binomial: P(n) = 1 - (1-p)^n in our case, if n where 1000, the probability of being infected in 1000 exposures...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your English is quite understandable. It's statistics that tend to confuse folks! I absolutely agree statistics apply to large numbers of people.Dr. Bob... Read more »

It's hard to believe your statistics!! (HIV STATISTICS)

Hey Dr. Bob, I first read your site about 3 years ago when I was a sophmore in college and worried about a high risk HIV exposure (turned out negative). Today, I am a first year medical student and hope to eventually make half the impact you do on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Med. Stud.,Welcome back to the forum. Chances are as a first-year medical student you'll be learning a great deal about statistics and how to appropriately interpret them in a medical context. In general I would prefer not to give a specific... Read more »

Confused in Fort Worth (HIV STATISTICS, 2009)(HIV STATISTICS, 2009)

Hey there Doctor Frascino,Been on your site over the years and am still a bit confused and concerned, even after reading through the archives. Can you try to clarify something for me. I have avoided sex over the years due to my fears but as I age,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The HIV-risk statistics I quote are merely statistical estimates that give relative risk. They are not meant to be applied to a specific coupling to gage actual risk. Rather they help advise someone of the relative risk of one type of activity... Read more »
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Nigeria Contraceptive Social Marketin

Posted by Anonymous
Job Listing: Nigeria Contraceptive Social Marketing

The Nigeria Contraceptive Social Marketing Programme is widely considered
to be one of the most successful of its kind in the world. The programme
has achieved national coverage and currently... Read more »

HIV Statistics

Posted by Anonymous
Where can I find statistics on HIV infection in the Navy broken down to different demographic levels? In particular, the number of women that are in the navy and have HIV.

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1 in 500 statistic

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hello thank you for taking the time to read this , could someone please tell me where the statistic came from that says that there is a one chance in 500 in getting hiv from a female to male transmission. i am concerned as i had unprotected sex with... Read more »

ARS statistics

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What is the most common symptom of ARS ? Is it fever, sore throat , enlarged lymph nodes, sweating???? What do the statistics say ?????

Is having a sore throat after possible exposure a sign of ARS???

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