HIV incidence among injection drug users in New York City, 1992-1997: evidence for a declining epidemic.

@article{Jarlais2000HIVIA,
  title={HIV incidence among injection drug users in New York City, 1992-1997: evidence for a declining epidemic.},
  author={Don C Des Jarlais and Michael J Marmor and Patricia Friedmann and Sarah Titus and Edward Avil{\'e}s and Sherry Deren and Lucia V. Torian and Donna Glebatis and Chris Murrill and Edgar R Monterroso and Samuel R Friedman},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2000},
  volume={90 3},
  pages={352-9}
}
OBJECTIVES We assessed recent (1992-1997) HIV incidence in the large HIV epidemic among injection drug users in New York City. METHODS Data were compiled from 10 separate studies (N = 4979), including 6 cohort studies, 2 "repeat service user" studies, and 2 analyses of voluntary HIV testing and counseling services within drug treatment programs. RESULTS In the 10 studies, 52 seroconversions were found in 6344 person-years at risk. The observed incidence rates among the 10 studies were all… CONTINUE READING

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