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HIV Prevalence and Associated Risks in Young Men Who Have Sex With Men
ContextStudies conducted in the late 1980s on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection among older men who have sex with men (MSM) suggested the epidemic had peaked; however, more recent studiesExpand
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Associations of Race/Ethnicity With HIV Prevalence and HIV-Related Behaviors Among Young Men Who Have Sex With Men in 7 Urban Centers in the United States
Abstract:Using data from a multisite venue-based survey of male subjects aged 15 to 22 years, we examined racial/ethnic differences in demographics, partner type, partner type-specific condom use,Expand
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Sharing of drug preparation equipment as a risk factor for hepatitis C.
OBJECTIVES This study investigated the sharing of drug preparation equipment as a possible route of hepatitis C virus (HCV) transmission. METHODS HCV seroconversion was measured in a cohort of 317Expand
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Associations Between Substance Use and Sexual Risk Among Very Young Men Who Have Sex With Men
Objective: To determine if an association exists in young men who have sex with men (MSM) between being under the influence of alcohol or drugs during sex and participation in sexual behaviors whichExpand
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Syringe exchange and risk of infection with hepatitis B and C viruses.
The authors utilized a cohort study among Seattle injection drug users (IDUs) to assess whether participation in a syringe exchange program was associated with incidence of hepatitis B virus (HBV)Expand
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Unrecognized HIV Infection, Risk Behaviors, and Perceptions of Risk Among Young Men Who Have Sex With Men: Opportunities for Advancing HIV Prevention in the Third Decade of HIV/AIDS
This study evaluated the magnitude and distribution of unrecognized HIV infection among young men who have sex with men (MSM) and of those with unrecognized infection, the prevalence and correlatesExpand
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Regional patterns and correlates of substance use among young men who have sex with men in 7 US urban areas.
OBJECTIVES We sought to characterize substance use patterns in young men who have sex with men (MSM) in 7 US urban areas and sociodemographic characteristics and history associated with such use. Expand
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Hepatitis C Virus Infection Among Injection Drug Users: Survival Analysis of Time to Seroconversion
Background: Time to hepatitis C virus (HCV) seroconversion in initially seronegative injection drug users has not been directly measured, and public health planning would benefit from specifying theExpand
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HIV prevalence and associated risks in young men who have sex with men. Young Men's Survey Study Group.
CONTEXT Studies conducted in the late 1980s on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection among older men who have sex with men (MSM) suggested the epidemic had peaked; however, more recent studiesExpand
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Perceptions of Lifetime Risk and Actual Risk for Acquiring HIV Among Young Men Who Have Sex with Men
Among young men who have sex with men (MSM) surveyed in six US cities, we evaluated the magnitude and correlates of perceived lifetime risk for acquiring HIV, and missed opportunities to increaseExpand
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