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BACKGROUND We aimed to describe the use of voluntary HIV counseling and testing services, risk behaviors, and risk factors for unprotected anal sex (UAS) among men who have sex with men (MSM) who attended a bathhouse in Los Angeles during 2001-2002. METHODS Using 2 cross-sectional study samples, we compared (in order below) 458 of 640 MSM who used(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of unprotected sex among men with AIDS in Los Angeles County. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. METHODS All men aged > or = 18 years who were newly reported to the local health department with AIDS and completed a standardized interview between January 1995 and June 1997 were included in the study. Men were classified(More)
A consecutive series of 75 suicides occurring in southern England was compared with twice as many living subjects from the general population equivalent in age-group, sex and whether or not they had ever married. The hypothesis was tested that the suicides would more often have lost a parent by death before age 16. No difference was found between the(More)
BACKGROUND Effects of Intensive Care Unit (ICU) telemedicine on patient and staff outcomes are mixed. Variation in utilization is potentially driving these differences. INTRODUCTION ICU telemedicine utilization is understudied, with existing research focusing on telemedicine staff. We assess ICU telemedicine utilization from the perspective of the end(More)
1. A consecutive series of 75 suicides was compared with 150 living comparison cases equivalent in age group, sex, single marital status and area of residence. 2. Similar proportions of parents of suicides and controls survived to enter the final quinquennium before suicide. 3. Within this quinquennium, significantly more suicides than controls were(More)
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