Risk factors for intravenous drug use and sharing equipment among young male drug users in Longchuan County, south-west China.

@article{Wu1996RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for intravenous drug use and sharing equipment among young male drug users in Longchuan County, south-west China.},
  author={Zhuochun Wu and Roger Detels and Jinling Zhang and Shiheng Duan and Hsiang-tai Cheng and Zhaoyuan Li and Lijun Dong and Shui-qun Huang and Manhong Jia and Xiuqiong Bi},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={1996},
  volume={10 9},
  pages={
          1017-24
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To identify the risk factors for intravenous drug use and sharing of equipment in Longchuan County in south-west China. METHODS Demographic information and sexual and drug-use-related behavior between 1 January 1991 and 1 August 1994 were collected retrospectively from a cohort of young male drug users aged 18-29 years in 82 villages. RESULTS A total of 433 drug users were identified. The cumulative incidence of intravenous drug use was 40.0% during the 3.7-year study period. The… CONTINUE READING
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