volume 37, issue 1, P51-52 2004
DOI: 10.1590/s0037-86822004000100013
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Abstract: The authors discuss male circumcision as a protective factor against HIV transmission. The absence is noted of Brazilian data published in the international literature regarding this issue. Finally, it is emphasized that self-declared circumcision status is subject to substantial misclassification with the generation of biased risk estimates.