HIV/AIDS complacency and HIV infection among young men who have sex with men, and the race-specific influence of underlying HAART beliefs.

@article{Mackellar2011HIVAIDSCA,
  title={HIV/AIDS complacency and HIV infection among young men who have sex with men, and the race-specific influence of underlying HAART beliefs.},
  author={Duncan A Mackellar and Su-I Hou and Christopher C Whalen and Karen Samuelsen and Linda A. Valleroy and Gina M. Secura and Stephanie K. Behel and Trista A. Bingham and David D Celentano and Beryl A Koblin and Marlene Lalota and Douglas A Shehan and H. -M. Thiede and Lucia V. Torian},
  journal={Sexually transmitted diseases},
  year={2011},
  volume={38 8},
  pages={755-63}
}
BACKGROUND Among men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States, the influence of HIV/AIDS complacency and beliefs about the efficacy of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) on HIV-infection risk is unknown. METHODS We analyzed data from a 1998-2000 cross-sectional 6-city survey of 1575 MSM aged 23 to 29 years who had never tested for HIV or had last tested HIV-negative to assess these plausible influences overall and by race/ethnicity. FINDINGS Measured as strong endorsement… CONTINUE READING