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Medical Male Circumcision and HSV-2 Acquisition: Post-Trial Surveillance in Kisumu, Kenya
(Oxford University Press, 2013-12)
Background. We estimated the 72-month efficacy of medical male circumcision (MMC) against herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2) incidence among men in the Kisumu MMC randomized trial.Methods. From 2002 to 2005, 2784 men aged 18-24 ...
Health Risks of Limited-Contact Water Recreation
(National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2012-02)
BACKGROUND: Wastewater-impacted waters that do not support swimming are often used for boating, canoeing, fishing, kayaking, and rowing. Little is known about the health risks of these limited-contact water recreation ...
The Long Term Efficacy of Medical Male Circumcision against HIV Acquisition
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2013-07)
BACKGROUND:: In three randomized trials, medical male circumcision (MMC) reduced HIV acquisition in heterosexual men in sub-Saharan Africa by approximately 60%, after 21-24 months of follow-up. We estimated the 72-month ...
Three-Level Mixed-Effects Location Scale Model With Modeling Random Scale Variance
In this dissertation, we propose a three-level mixed-effects random location scale model with modeling random scale variance (RL-RSS model). This model allows covariates to influence both error variance and random scale ...