Condom effectiveness for HIV prevention by consistency of use among men who have sex with men in the United States.

@article{Smith2015CondomEF,
  title={Condom effectiveness for HIV prevention by consistency of use among men who have sex with men in the United States.},
  author={Dawn K. Smith and Jeffrey H. Herbst and Xinjiang Zhang and Charles E. Rose},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  year={2015},
  volume={68 3},
  pages={337-44}
}
OBJECTIVE We derived an estimate of male condom effectiveness during anal sex among men who have sex with men (MSM) because the most widely used estimate of condom effectiveness (80%) was based on studies of persons during heterosexual sex with an HIV-positive partner. DESIGN Assessed male condom effectiveness during anal sex between MSM in 2 prospective cohort studies of HIV incidence by self-reported consistency of use. METHODS Analyzed data combined from US participants in the EXPLORE… CONTINUE READING
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