Using Biomarkers to Assess the Validity of Sexual Behavior Reporting across Interview Modes among Young Women in Kampala, Uganda
Version of Record online: 10 MAR 2014
© 2014 The Population Council, Inc.
Studies in Family Planning
Volume 45, Issue 1, pages 43–58, March 2014
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Kelly, C. A., Hewett, P. C., Mensch, B. S., Rankin, J. C., Nsobya, S. L., Kalibala, S. and Kakande, P. N. (2014), Using Biomarkers to Assess the Validity of Sexual Behavior Reporting across Interview Modes among Young Women in Kampala, Uganda. Studies in Family Planning, 45: 43–58. doi: 10.1111/j.1728-4465.2014.00375.x
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