Nitrite inhalant use among young gay and bisexual men in Vancouver during a period of increasing HIV incidence

@article{Lampinen2007NitriteIU,
  title={Nitrite inhalant use among young gay and bisexual men in Vancouver during a period of increasing HIV incidence},
  author={Thomas M. Lampinen and Kelly Mattheis and Keith Chan and Robert S Hogg},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2007},
  volume={7},
  pages={35 - 35}
}
BACKGROUND Nitrite inhalants ("poppers") are peripheral vasodilators which, since the beginning of the epidemic, have been known to increase risk for acquiring HIV infection among men who have sex with men (MSM). However, few studies in recent years have characterized use. From 1999 to 2004, new HIV diagnoses among MSM in British Columbia increased 78%, prompting us to examine the prevalence and correlates of this modifiable HIV risk factor. METHODS Self-administered questionnaires were… CONTINUE READING

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