The prevalence of additional injection-related HIV risk behaviors among injection drug users.

@article{Koester1996ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of additional injection-related HIV risk behaviors among injection drug users.},
  author={Stephen K Koester and Robert E. Booth and Yun Zhang},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes and human retrovirology : official publication of the International Retrovirology Association},
  year={1996},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={202-7}
}
SUMMARY This study assesses the prevalence of injection-related behaviors that may facilitate HIV transmission even when syringes are not directly shared. Subjects who self-reported practicing these "indirect sharing" behaviors are described, the prevalence of these behaviors are compared with the direct sharing of syringes, and variables independently associated with indirect sharing are determined. Injection-related risks were assessed among 585 injection drug users (IDUs) in Denver, Colorado… CONTINUE READING

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