The types of drugs used by HIV-infected injection drug users in a multistate surveillance project: implications for intervention.

@article{Daz1994TheTO,
  title={The types of drugs used by HIV-infected injection drug users in a multistate surveillance project: implications for intervention.},
  author={T Crespo D{\'i}az and Susan Y. Chu and Robert H Byers and Bradley S Hersh and Laura Conti and Cornelis Arthur Rietmeijer and Eve D. Mokotoff and Stephen A Fann and Donald Boyd and Lourdes Igl{\'e}sias},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1994},
  volume={84 12},
  pages={1971-5}
}
OBJECTIVES This study sought to describe the drugs used by drug injectors infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and to determine factors associated with the primary injection drug used. METHODS A cross-section of persons 18 years of age or older reported with HIV or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) to local health departments in 11 US states and cities was surveyed. RESULTS Of 4162 persons interviewed, 1147 (28%) reported ever having injected drugs. Of these 1147… CONTINUE READING

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