Paul H Denning

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BACKGROUND CDC has not previously calculated disease rates for men who have sex with men (MSM) because there is no single comprehensive source of data on population size. To inform prevention planning, CDC developed a national population size estimate for MSM to calculate disease metrics for HIV and syphilis. METHODS We conducted a systematic literature(More)
HIV remains a critical health issue for men who have sex with men (MSM). In the United States, an estimated 365,000 to 535,000 MSM are living with HIV, and 42% of new HIV infections occur in this population. Recent data on sexually transmitted diseases and on sexual behavior indicate the potential for a resurgence in HIV infections among MSM. Outbreaks of(More)
OBJECTIVES We sought to determine the prevalence and predictors of unprotected anal intercourse (UAI) among HIV-positive men who have a single steady male partner with negative or unknown HIV serostatus. METHODS We analyzed behavioral surveillance data from HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM) interviewed in 12 states between 1995 and 2000. (More)
OBJECTIVES During the past decade, the number and proportion of reported HIV cases in the United States acquired through heterosexual contact has increased markedly. CDC employs the National HIV Behavioral Surveillance System (NHBS) to monitor risk behaviors and HIV prevalence in high-risk populations. To identify a target population for conducting NHBS(More)
To explore recent patterns in the HIV epidemic in young gay and bisexual men, we analyzed national AIDS surveillance data for men who have sex with men (MSM) 13 to 25 years of age. Estimates of annual AIDS incidence were calculated by adjusting the surveillance data for reporting delays, unreported HIV risks, and the 1993 change in the AIDS case definition.(More)
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