Rising HIV Prevalence Among Married and Unmarried Among Men Who Have Sex with Men: Jinan, China

@article{Ruan2009RisingHP,
  title={Rising HIV Prevalence Among Married and Unmarried Among Men Who Have Sex with Men: Jinan, China},
  author={Shiman Ruan and Hui Tian Yang and Yanwen Zhu and Meihua Wang and Yanhui Ma and Jinkou Zhao and Willi McFarland and Henry Fisher Raymond},
  journal={AIDS and Behavior},
  year={2009},
  volume={13},
  pages={671-676}
}
We report on two waves of bio-behavioral surveillance of MSM in Jinan, Shandong Province, China. HIV prevalence rose from 0.05% in 2007 to 3.1% in 2008. Differences in the two waves of surveys were noted, particularly with respect to marital status, requiring stratified analysis. In multivariable analysis, unmarried, homosexually identified MSM who do not have female sex partners have a greater than sixfold greater chance of being infected with HIV compared to married, non-homosexually… CONTINUE READING