Temporal trends in the incidence of human immunodeficiency virus infection and risk behavior among injection drug users in Baltimore, Maryland, 1988-1998.

@article{Nelson2002TemporalTI,
  title={Temporal trends in the incidence of human immunodeficiency virus infection and risk behavior among injection drug users in Baltimore, Maryland, 1988-1998.},
  author={Kenrad E. Nelson and Noya Galai and Mahboobeh Safaeian and Steffanie Anne Strathdee and David D Celentano and David Vlahov},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={156 7},
  pages={641-53}
}
Although the incidence of and mortality from acquired immunodeficiency syndrome have declined recently in the United States, data are needed on the incidence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and risk behaviors among injection drug users (IDUs). The authors studied the temporal trends of HIV incidence and risk behavior, ascertained through semiannual confidential interviews, between 1988 and 1998 in a cohort of 1,532 HIV-seronegative IDUs in Baltimore, Maryland. An additional 338 HIV… CONTINUE READING