The effect of drug and sexual risk behaviours with social network and non-network members on homeless youths' sexually transmissible infections and HIV testing.

@article{Tyler2010TheEO,
  title={The effect of drug and sexual risk behaviours with social network and non-network members on homeless youths' sexually transmissible infections and HIV testing.},
  author={Kimberly A. Tyler and Lisa A. Melander},
  journal={Sexual health},
  year={2010},
  volume={7 4},
  pages={434-40}
}
BACKGROUND The study examined whether engaging in drug and sexual risk behaviours with social network and non-network members (strangers) differentially affected the decision to test for sexually transmissible infections (STIs) and HIV. METHODS A cross-sectional survey was conducted among 249 homeless youths aged 14-21 years. RESULTS Multivariate analyses revealed that females were over three times more likely than males to test for STIs (adjusted odds ratio (AOR) = 3.34; 95% confidence… CONTINUE READING

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