Risk factors for elevated HIV incidence rates among female injection drug users in Vancouver.

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BACKGROUND In 1997, we found a higher prevalence of HIV among female than among male injection drug users in Vancouver. Factors associated with HIV incidence among women in this setting were unknown. In the present study, we sought to compare HIV incidence rates among male and female injection drug users in Vancouver and to compare factors associated with… (More)

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@article{Spittal2002RiskFF, title={Risk factors for elevated HIV incidence rates among female injection drug users in Vancouver.}, author={Patricia M. Spittal and Kevin J. P. Craib and Evan Wood and Nancy Lalibert{\'e} and Kathy Li and Mark Tyndall and Michael V O O'Shaughnessy and Martin T. Schechter}, journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne}, year={2002}, volume={166 7}, pages={894-9} }