Population movement can sustain STI prevalence in remote Australian indigenous communities

Population movement can sustain STI prevalence in remote Australian indigenous communities Journal Article

BMC Infectious Diseases

  • Author(s): Hui, Ben B., Gray, Richard T., Wilson, David P., Ward, James S., Smith, Anthony M. A., Philip, David J., Law, Matthew G., Hocking, Jane S., Regan, David G.
  • Published: 2013
  • Volume: 13
  • ISBN: 1471-2334

Abstract: For almost two decades, chlamydia and gonorrhoea diagnosis rates in remote Indigenous communities have been up to 30 times higher than for non-Indigenous Australians. The high levels of population movement known to occur between remote communities may contribute to these high rates.

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Hui, Ben B., Gray, Richard T., Wilson, David P., Ward, James S., Smith, Anthony M. A., Philip, David J., Law, Matthew G., Hocking, Jane S., Regan, David G., 2013, Population movement can sustain STI prevalence in remote Australian indigenous communities, Volume:13, Journal Article, viewed 14 August 2022, https://www.nintione.com.au/?p=15809.

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