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VIH/Aids and alcohol: re-examination of the relation from african data


  • Kodila-Tedika, Oasis


This article re-examines the relationship alcohol and VIH/Aids, while resorting to another methodological approach that utilized by Fisher et al., (2007) and Kalichman et al. (2007). We confirm a direct relation of alcohol to the AIDS.

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  • Kodila-Tedika, Oasis, 2012. "VIH/Aids and alcohol: re-examination of the relation from african data," MPRA Paper 39938, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:39938

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    1. Arshia Amiri & Ulf-g Gerdtham & Bruno Ventelou, 2012. "HIV/AIDS-GDP Nexus? Evidence from panel-data for African countries," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 32(1), pages 1060-1067.
    2. C Arndt & J D Lewis, 2000. "The Macro Implications of HIV/AIDS in South Africa: A Preliminary Assessment," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 68(5), pages 380-392, December.
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    Africa; Alcohol; Determinant; HIV/Aids prevalence;

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    • I12 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Health Behavior
    • O15 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration
    • I10 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - General

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