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Circumcision does not promote risky behavior by African men
Date:7/20/2014

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Men who were circumcised often perceived they had lessened their risk of acquiring HIV. Thirty percent considered themselves high- risk before circumcision, while just 14 percent considered themselves so after. Among those who chose not to be circumcised, 24 percent considered themselves high-risk at the beginning of the study and 21 percent still did at the end. However, the differences in perception of risk did not translate into differences in risky behavior over the two years of the study.

"Countries that have been holding back on implementing medical circumcision programs due to a lack of evidence regarding risk compensation should have no concerns about scaling-up programs," said Nelli Westercamp, the principal investigator and first author of the study who is a former UIC research project coordinator.

"It was very important to do a real life, population-level study to look at this question," she said. "If men engaged in risky behaviors after circumcision, it could negate the protective effects."

The study "provides the best evidence to date that concerns about risk compensation should not impede widespread implementation of voluntary male medical circumcision programs," said the study's senior author, Robert Bailey, professor of epidemiology at UIC.


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Contact: Sherri McGinnis Gonzalez
smcginn@uic.edu
312-996-8277
University of Illinois at Chicago
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