Rural-to-Urban Migrants and the HIV Epidemic in China

@article{Hong2005RuraltoUrbanMA,
  title={Rural-to-Urban Migrants and the HIV Epidemic in China},
  author={Yan Hong and Bonita Stanton and Xiaoming Li and Hongmei Yang and Danhua Lin and Xiaoyi Fang and Jing Wang and Rong Mao},
  journal={AIDS and Behavior},
  year={2005},
  volume={10},
  pages={421-430}
}
China is the next probable frontier for the global HIV epidemic. Central to this anticipated growth of the epidemic is the nation's new and growing population of rural-to-urban migrants. Although there are an estimated 120 million migrants, little information is available about their social and cultural context of their lives in urban areas and their HIV-related perceptions and behaviors. On the basis of the in-depth individual interviews conducted among 90 rural-to-urban migrants in 2 major… CONTINUE READING

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