Patterns of sexual and injecting risk behaviours in French intravenous drug users not reporting HIV and hepatitis C virus seropositivities.

@article{VidalTrcan1998PatternsOS,
  title={Patterns of sexual and injecting risk behaviours in French intravenous drug users not reporting HIV and hepatitis C virus seropositivities.},
  author={Gwena{\"e}lle Vidal-Tr{\'e}can and Jo{\"e}l Coste and Isabelle Varescon-Pousson and Jeanne Reboul-Marty and Boyan Christoforov and Alain Boissonnas},
  journal={Addiction},
  year={1998},
  volume={93 11},
  pages={1657-68}
}
AIMS To characterize and identify determinants of risk behaviour patterns of intravenous drug users (IDUs) independently of changes due to knowledge of HIV or hepatitis C Virus (HCV) seropositivity. DESIGN A cross-sectional survey using a structured questionnaire concerning sexual, injecting and HIV and HCV antibody testing practices. SETTING IDUs were interviewed in the Paris region at 10 treatment or psychosocial centres. PARTICIPANTS Six hundred and twelve consecutive sexually active… CONTINUE READING