Injecting risk behavior among drug users in Amsterdam, 1986 to 1992, and its relationship to AIDS prevention programs.

@article{Ameijden1994InjectingRB,
  title={Injecting risk behavior among drug users in Amsterdam, 1986 to 1992, and its relationship to AIDS prevention programs.},
  author={Erik J. C. van Ameijden and Anneke van den Hoek and Roel A. Coutinho},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1994},
  volume={84 2},
  pages={275-81}
}
OBJECTIVES Serial, cross-sectional trends in injecting risk behavior were studied among drug users from 1986 to 1992. METHODS From a cohort study in Amsterdam, 616 intake visits of drug users who had injected in the 6 months preceding intake were selected. RESULTS The proportion of drug users who reported borrowing and lending used injection equipment and reusing needles/syringes (in the previous 6 months), continuously declined from 51% to 20%, from 46% to 10% and from 63% to 39… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 26 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…