High prevalence of substance use among heterosexuals living in communities with high rates of AIDS and poverty in Washington, DC.

@article{Kuo2011HighPO,
  title={High prevalence of substance use among heterosexuals living in communities with high rates of AIDS and poverty in Washington, DC.},
  author={Irene Kuo and Alan E. Greenberg and Manya Magnus and Gregory Lee Phillips and Anthony Rawls and James C. Peterson and Flora Terrell Hamilton and Tiffany West-Ojo and Shannon Hader},
  journal={Drug and alcohol dependence},
  year={2011},
  volume={117 2-3},
  pages={139-44}
}
OBJECTIVES To assess the prevalence and patterns of substance use, HIV prevalence, and sexual risk behaviors in a community-based sample of heterosexuals recruited from areas at high risk for HIV/AIDS and poverty in Washington, DC. METHODS Community-recruited heterosexuals aged 18-50 from areas of high AIDS and poverty rates in DC were analyzed. Based on past 12 months use, participants were hierarchically classified into five groups: (1) ever injection drug use (IDU); (2) non-injection crack… CONTINUE READING

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