Frequency of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing in urban vs. rural areas of the United States: Results from a nationally-representative sample

@inproceedings{Ohl2011FrequencyOH,
  title={Frequency of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing in urban vs. rural areas of the United States: Results from a nationally-representative sample},
  author={Michael Ohl and Eli N. Perencevich},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Studies in the United States show that rural persons with HIV are more likely than their urban counterparts to be diagnosed at a late stage of infection, suggesting missed opportunities for HIV testing in rural areas. To inform discussion of HIV testing policies in rural areas, we generated nationally representative, population-based estimates of HIV testing frequencies in urban vs. rural areas of the United States. METHODS Secondary analysis of 2005 and 2009 Behavioral Risk Factor… CONTINUE READING
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