Patterns and correlates of HIV testing among sheltered and low-income housed women in Los Angeles County.

@article{Tucker2003PatternsAC,
  title={Patterns and correlates of HIV testing among sheltered and low-income housed women in Los Angeles County.},
  author={Joan S. Tucker and Suzanne L. Wenzel and Marc N. Elliott and Katrin Hambarsoomian and Daniela Golinelli},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  year={2003},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={415-22}
}
SUMMARY This study investigated the prevalence, location, and correlates of HIV testing in a random sample of women drawn from shelters (n = 460) and low-income housing units (n = 438) in Los Angeles County. Most women (83%) had been tested for HIV, with the most common location being a clinic or physician's office (82%). Sheltered women were more likely to have ever been tested and, among those tested, to have been tested in a treatment program, mobile van, hospital or emergency department, or… CONTINUE READING

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