Masculine sex ratios, population age structure and the potential spread of HIV in China

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M. Giovanna Merli; Sara Hertog;
(2010)
  • Publisher: Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
  • Journal: Demographic Research,volume 22,issue 3 January,pages63-94 (issn: 1435-9871)
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  • Subject: HB848-3697 | Demography. Population. Vital events | China, HIV/AIDS, migration, modelling, sex ratio, sexual behavior
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There is much speculation regarding the contribution of China's changing demography to the spread of HIV/AIDS. We employ a bio-behavioral macrosimulation model of the heterosexual spread of HIV/AIDS to evaluate the roles that China's unique demographic conditi... View more
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