Initiation of regular marijuana use among a cohort of women infected with or at risk for HIV in the Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS).

@article{Kuo2004InitiationOR,
  title={Initiation of regular marijuana use among a cohort of women infected with or at risk for HIV in the Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS).},
  author={W H Kuo and Tracey E Wilson and Kathleen M. Weber and Valsa Madhava and Jean Richardson and Robert Delapenha and Don C Des Jarlais},
  journal={AIDS patient care and STDs},
  year={2004},
  volume={18 12},
  pages={702-13}
}
Our study sought to determine the incidence of weekly marijuana use among HIV-infected and uninfected women, to identify correlates of weekly marijuana use, and to test its association with stage of HIV disease and type of HIV treatment received. A total of 2059 HIV-positive and 569 HIV-negative women from 6 sites were recruited between 1994 and 1995 and followed through 2000. After excluding women who reported weekly marijuana use at baseline, 2050 women were included in the analysis. The… CONTINUE READING