Increasing hepatitis B vaccination among young African-American men who have sex with men: simple answers and difficult solutions.

@article{Rhodes2002IncreasingHB,
  title={Increasing hepatitis B vaccination among young African-American men who have sex with men: simple answers and difficult solutions.},
  author={Scott D. Rhodes and Kenneth C. Hergenrather and Leland Jonathan Yee},
  journal={AIDS patient care and STDs},
  year={2002},
  volume={16 11},
  pages={519-25}
}
Using a bar-based sample, we identified factors associated with hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccination among young African American men who have sex with men (MSM). The mean (+/- standard deviation [SD]) age of the 170 participants was 26 +/- 6.5 years. Nearly 40% reported at least one dose of vaccine; the remainder were completely unvaccinated. Approximately 22% (37) reported having never heard of HBV. Less than 7% of participants reported using condoms the majority of the time during oral… CONTINUE READING

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