HIV prevalence and HIV risk behaviour among injecting drug users in London and Glasgow.

@article{Rhodes1993HIVPA,
  title={HIV prevalence and HIV risk behaviour among injecting drug users in London and Glasgow.},
  author={Tim Rhodes and Michael J Bloor and Martin C Donoghoe and Sally Haw and B Ettore and Stephen Platt and Martin Frischer and Glenys Hunter and Avril Taylor and Ann Finlay},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={1993},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={413-25}
}
This paper reports on the British findings from a cross-national study of HIV prevalence and HIV risk behaviour among 1,037 injecting drug users (IDUs) recruited from a variety of treatment- and community-based settings during 1990. Confirmed HIV saliva test results show 12.8% (63) of London respondents and 1.8% (8) of Glasgow respondents to be HIV antibody positive. Among London respondents, a higher rate of prevalence was found in those with no experience of drug treatment. A greater… CONTINUE READING