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Predictive Factors of HIV Status Disclosure to Sex Partner in Pregnant Women in Cayenne, French Guiana

Narcisse Elenga 1, * Matthieu Hanf 2 Mathieu Nacher 3
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3 EA 3593 Université des Antilles et de la Guyane
COREVIH - Coordination Régionale de la lutte contre le Virus de L'Immunodéficience Humaine
Abstract : Background: The aim of this study was to identify the predictive factors of HIV disclosure to the sex partner in HIV pregnant women in Cayenne (French Guiana). Methods: A case control study was conducted including all deliveries in Cayenne from 2003 to 2010. For each case, a standardized questionnaire including epidemiological, clinical, and biological data was administered. Thirty-four women in the first group and 95 in the control group were included in the study. Results: The logistic regression showed that the variables that independently predicted HIV disclosure to the sex partner were the existence of a profession (OR=5.62, IC95% =1.3-24.26, p=0.021), disclosure to the doctor (OR=12.65, IC95% =2.87-55.8, p<0.001), the negative representations of HIV (OR=5.99, IC95% =1.17-30.69, p=0.032). The partner's HIV status was also linked to the outcome (OR=0.01, IC95% =0.001-0.07, p<0.001). Conclusion: These predictive factors should be considered in positive prevention programs and prevention of mother to child transmission.
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Narcisse Elenga, Matthieu Hanf, Mathieu Nacher. Predictive Factors of HIV Status Disclosure to Sex Partner in Pregnant Women in Cayenne, French Guiana. Epidemiol, 2012, 2 (2), pp.1000116. ⟨10.4172/2161-1165.1000116⟩. ⟨inserm-00915113⟩

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