Risk factors for missed HIV primary care visits among men who have sex with men

@article{Traeger2011RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for missed HIV primary care visits among men who have sex with men},
  author={Lara Traeger and Conall M. O’Cleirigh and Margie R. Skeer and Kenneth H. Mayer and Steven A. Safren},
  journal={Journal of Behavioral Medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={35},
  pages={548-556}
}
Benefits of anti-retroviral therapy (ART) depend on consistent HIV care attendance. However, appointment non-adherence (i.e. missed appointments) is common even in programs that reduce financial barriers. Demographic, health/treatment, and psychosocial contributors to appointment non-adherence were examined among men who have sex with men (MSM) attending HIV primary care. Participants (n = 503) completed questionnaires, and HIV biomarker data were extracted from medical records. At 12 months… CONTINUE READING
Related Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 4 times. VIEW TWEETS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 23 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 65 references

Missed visits and mortality among patients establishing initial outpatient HIV treatment.

Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America • 2009
View 10 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Attitudes toward health care providers and appointment attendance in HIV/AIDS patients.

The Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care : JANAC • 2007
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Retention in care: a challenge to survival with HIV infection.

Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America • 2007
View 5 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Missed appointments in general practice: retrospective data analysis from four practices.

The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners • 2001
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…