Higher risk of incident hepatitis C virus among young women who inject drugs compared with young men in association with sexual relationships: a prospective analysis from the UFO Study cohort

@inproceedings{Tracy2014HigherRO,
  title={Higher risk of incident hepatitis C virus among young women who inject drugs compared with young men in association with sexual relationships: a prospective analysis from the UFO Study cohort},
  author={Daniel Tracy and Judith A Hahn and Crystal Fuller Lewis and Jennifer L. Evans and Alya Brice{\~n}o and Meghan D Morris and Paula J. Lum and Kimberly N. Page},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Female injection drug users (IDUs) may report differences in injection behaviours that put them at greater risk for hepatitis C virus (HCV). Few studies have examined these in association with HCV incidence. METHODS Longitudinal data from a cohort of 417 HCV-uninfected IDU aged 30 or younger were analysed. Cox proportional hazards was used to… CONTINUE READING