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A demographic and health pro le of gay and bisexual men in a large Canadian urban setting

  title={A demographic and health pro le of gay and bisexual men in a large Canadian urban setting},
  author={Lehtonen S and - Ow and eer and B K. and Artholomew and W A.E. and Eber and Chawda Hanish K and Han and L M. and Andolt and O. Dizien M. D and Ram and S. A. and Childer and H R. and Ogg},
The purpose of this study was to provide both a population estimate and a socio-economic and health proŽ le of gay and bisexual men living with HIV/AIDS in a large Canadian urban centre. A random telephone survey was used to determine the number of men in the study area over the age of 20 identifying as gay or bisexual and to characterize their health and socio-economic status. Out of a total of 1,176 completed interviews, 300 males described themselves as gay or bisexual. Projecting this… 

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