Sex partner support, drug use and sex risk among HIV-negative non-injecting heroin users.

@article{Miller2002SexPS,
  title={Sex partner support, drug use and sex risk among HIV-negative non-injecting heroin users.},
  author={Maureen Miller and Alan Neaigus},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={2002},
  volume={14 6},
  pages={801-13}
}
HIV prevention efforts among drug users have incorporated social support to reinforce risk reduction. We examine the extent to which sex partner characteristics, including partner support, influence HIV sex risk practices among a little studied population of non-injecting heroin users, 257 of whom were recruited in New York City between 1996 and 2001. The sample was racially/ethnically diverse (26% African American, 43% Latino, 31% white or other ethnicity) and 65% male. Three-quarters reported… CONTINUE READING

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