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Knowledge on voluntary medical male circumcision in a low uptake setting in northern Uganda.

ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND:Free VMMC services have been available in Uganda since 2010. However, uptake in Northern Uganda remains disproportionately low. We aimed to determine if this is due to men's insufficient knowledge on VMMC, and if women's knowledge on VMMC has any association with VMMC status of their male sexual partners. METHODS:In this cross sectional study, participants were asked their circumcision status (or that of their male sexual partner for female respondents) and presented with 14 questions on VMMC benefits, procedure, risk, and misconceptions. Chi square tests or fisher exact tests were used to compare circumcision prevalence among those who gave correct responses versus those who failed to and if p?


PROVIDER: S-EPMC6245765 | BioStudies | 2018-01-01T00:00:00Z

REPOSITORIES: biostudies

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