Defining high HIV incidence subgroups of Australian homosexual men: implications for conducting HIV prevention trials in low HIV prevalence settings

@article{Poynten2010DefiningHH,
  title={Defining high HIV incidence subgroups of Australian homosexual men: implications for conducting HIV prevention trials in low HIV prevalence settings},
  author={Isobel Mary Poynten and Fengyi Jin and Garrett Prestage and John Kaldor and Susan C. Kippax and Andrew Edwin Grulich},
  journal={HIV medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 10},
  pages={635-41}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to assess whether subpopulations with sufficiently high HIV incidences for HIV prevention trials can be identified in low HIV incidence settings such as Australia. METHODS In a community-based cohort study of HIV-negative homosexually active men in Sydney, Australia, potential risk factors associated with an annual HIV incidence of ≥2 per 100 person-years (PY) were identified. A stepwise procedure ranked these factors according to HIV incidence, to create a… CONTINUE READING

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