Knowing a sexual partner is HIV-1-uninfected is associated with higher condom use among HIV-1-infected adults in Kenya.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Sexually transmitted diseases, Volume 38, Issue 9, p.808-10 (2011)


2011, Center-Authored Paper, October 2011, Public Health Sciences Division


The relation between awareness of sexual partner's HIV serostatus and unprotected sex was examined in HIV clinic enrollees. Increased condom use was associated with knowing that a partner was HIV-negative (adjusted odds ratio = 5.99; P < 0.001) versus not knowing partner's status. Partner testing may increase condom use in discordant couples.