HIV Risk Among Patients Attending Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics in China

@article{Choi2004HIVRA,
  title={HIV Risk Among Patients Attending Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics in China},
  author={Kyung-Hee Choi and Zheng Xiwen and Qu Shuquan and Kevin Yiee and Jeffrey L Mandel},
  journal={AIDS and Behavior},
  year={2004},
  volume={4},
  pages={111-119}
}
HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are spreading rapidly in China. However, little is known about HIV risk among STD patients. In October–November 1997, we recruited a consecutive sample of 1,371 STD clinic patients from 16 different provinces and municipalities across the country and examined their sexual practices and condom use. We found that the median age for sexual initiation was 22 years for men and 21 years for women, and only a small proportion of men (12%) and women… CONTINUE READING

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