Racial/ethnic and gender differences among older adults in nonmonogamous partnerships, time spent single, and human immunodeficiency virus testing.

@article{Harawa2011RacialethnicAG,
  title={Racial/ethnic and gender differences among older adults in nonmonogamous partnerships, time spent single, and human immunodeficiency virus testing.},
  author={Nina T Harawa and Mei Leng and Junyeop Kim and William E. Cunningham},
  journal={Sexually transmitted diseases},
  year={2011},
  volume={38 12},
  pages={1110-7}
}
BACKGROUND A higher frequency of nonmonogamy, due in part to lower marriage prevalence, may contribute to elevated human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/sexually transmitted disease rates among older blacks. METHODS To examine race and gender differences in nonmonogamy, time spent single (i.e., not married or cohabiting), and HIV testing in older adults, we analyzed US population-based data from the 2005-2006 National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project for 2825 heterosexual participants ages… CONTINUE READING