Behavioural Risks for HIV Infection Among Quebec Residents of Haitian Origin

@article{Adrien2010BehaviouralRF,
  title={Behavioural Risks for HIV Infection Among Quebec Residents of Haitian Origin},
  author={Alix Adrien and Joseph Cox and Pascale Leclerc and Jean-François Boivin and Chris P. Archibald and David Boulos and Joseph Jean-Gilles and Gabriel Joseph and Claude Tremblay},
  journal={Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health},
  year={2010},
  volume={12},
  pages={894-899}
}
Quebecers of Haitian origin (QHO) have the highest HIV prevalence of all immigrant groups in the province. We conducted a study among QHO to document the behavioural risk factors for HIV transmission. Male respondents were significantly more likely than female respondents to have at leastone casual heterosexual partner in the past 12 months (39.7 vs. 18.8%, p < 0.001). Males were more likely to have used a condom at last sexual intercourse with a casual partner (78.9 vs. 53.7%; p = 0.002… CONTINUE READING

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