Prevalence and Correlates of Substance Use Among Young Asian Pacific Islander Men Who Have Sex with Men

@article{Operario2005PrevalenceAC,
  title={Prevalence and Correlates of Substance Use Among Young Asian Pacific Islander Men Who Have Sex with Men},
  author={Don Operario and Kyung-Hee Choi and Priscilla Lee Chu and Willi McFarland and Gina M. Secura and Stephanie K. Behel and Duncan A Mackellar and Linda A. Valleroy},
  journal={Prevention Science},
  year={2005},
  volume={7},
  pages={19-29}
}
We examined patterns of substance use among young Asian Pacific Islander (API) men who have sex with men (MSM). Participants (N = 496) were recruited from sampled venues and were interviewed on substance use, sexual behaviors, and attendance at MSM social venues. Substance use prevalence was highest for alcohol (94% lifetime, 89% past 6 months), marijuana (61% lifetime, 44% past 6 months), and methylenedioxymethamphetamine or ecstasy (58% lifetime, 47% past 6 months). During the past 6 months… CONTINUE READING

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