HIV prevalence and sexual risk behaviour among non-injection drug users in Tijuana, Mexico.

@article{Deiss2012HIVPA,
  title={HIV prevalence and sexual risk behaviour among non-injection drug users in Tijuana, Mexico.},
  author={Robert G. Deiss and R. Lozada and Jos{\'e} Luis Medina Burgos and Steffanie Anne Strathdee and Manuel Gallardo and Jazmine Cuevas and Richard S. Garfein},
  journal={Global public health},
  year={2012},
  volume={7 2},
  pages={175-83}
}
UNLABELLED Prior studies estimate HIV prevalence of 4% among injection drug users (IDUs), compared with 0.8% in the general population of Tijuana, Mexico. However, data on HIV prevalence and correlates among non-injecting drug users (NIDUs) are sparse. Individuals were recruited through street outreach for HIV testing and behavioural risk assessment interviews to estimate HIV prevalence and identify associated sexual risk behaviours among NIDUs in Tijuana. Descriptive statistics were used to… CONTINUE READING
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