The 2004 Australian prison entrants' blood-borne virus and risk behaviour survey.

@article{Butler2007The2A,
  title={The 2004 Australian prison entrants' blood-borne virus and risk behaviour survey.},
  author={Tony Butler and Leng Boonwaat and Sue Hailstone and Tony Falconer and Pam Lems and Tricia Ginley and Vanessa Read and Nadine A Smith and Michael Levy and Gregory J Dore and John Kaldor},
  journal={Australian and New Zealand journal of public health},
  year={2007},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={44-50}
}
OBJECTIVES To assess the prevalence of blood-borne viruses and associated risk factors among prison entrants at seven Australian prisons across four States. DESIGN Consecutive cross-sectional design. Voluntary confidential testing of all prison entrants for serological markers of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis C (HCV) and hepatitis B (HBV) over 14 consecutive days in May 2004. Demographic data and data related to risks for blood-borne virus transmission, such as sexual activity… CONTINUE READING

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