Differences in HIV Risk Behaviors by Gender in a Sample of Tanzanian Injection Drug Users

@article{Williams2006DifferencesIH,
  title={Differences in HIV Risk Behaviors by Gender in a Sample of Tanzanian Injection Drug Users},
  author={Mark L. Williams and Sheryl A McCurdy and John S. Atkinson and Gad Paul Kilonzo and Melkizedek T Leshabari and Michael W. Ross},
  journal={AIDS and Behavior},
  year={2006},
  volume={11},
  pages={137-144}
}
This study investigated differences in drug use and sexual behaviors among from 237 male and 123 female heroin users in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Multivariate models of risk of needle sharing were estimated using multivariate logistic regression. Men were significantly older, more likely to inject only white heroin, share needles, and give or lend used needles to other injectors. Women were more likely to be living on the streets, have injected brown heroin, have had sex, have had a higher… CONTINUE READING
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