Sexually transmitted infection prevalence and behavioral risk factors among Latino and non-Latino patients attending the Baltimore City STD clinics.

@article{Gindi2010SexuallyTI,
  title={Sexually transmitted infection prevalence and behavioral risk factors among Latino and non-Latino patients attending the Baltimore City STD clinics.},
  author={Renee M. Gindi and Emily J. Erbelding and Kathleen Raquel Page},
  journal={Sexually transmitted diseases},
  year={2010},
  volume={37 3},
  pages={191-6}
}
BACKGROUND Many studies have evaluated factors influencing sexually transmitted diseases (STD)/HIV disparities between black and white populations, but fewer have explicitly included Latinos for comparison. METHODS We analyzed demographic and behavioral data captured in electronic medical records of patients first seen by a clinician in 1 of 2 Baltimore City public STD clinics between 2004 and 2007. Records from white, black, and Latino patients were included in the analysis. RESULTS There… CONTINUE READING

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