Simultaneous Recruitment of Drug Users and Men Who Have Sex with Men in the United States and Russia Using Respondent-Driven Sampling: Sampling Methods and Implications

@article{Iguchi2009SimultaneousRO,
  title={Simultaneous Recruitment of Drug Users and Men Who Have Sex with Men in the United States and Russia Using Respondent-Driven Sampling: Sampling Methods and Implications},
  author={Martin Y Iguchi and Allison J Ober and Sandra H. Berry and Terry Fain and Douglas D. Heckathorn and Pamina M. Gorbach and Robert Heimer and Andrey Kozlov and Lawrence J. Ouellet and Steven Shoptaw and William A. Zule},
  journal={Journal of Urban Health : Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={86},
  pages={5 - 31}
}
The Sexual Acquisition and Transmission of HIV Cooperative Agreement Program (SATHCAP) examined the role of drug use in the sexual transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from traditional high-risk groups, such as men who have sex with men (MSM) and drug users (DU), to lower risk groups in three US cities and in St. Petersburg, Russia. SATHCAP employed respondent-driven sampling (RDS) and a dual high-risk group sampling approach that relied on peer recruitment for a combined… CONTINUE READING
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