Within the hidden epidemic: sexually transmitted diseases and HIV/AIDS among American Indians and Alaska Natives.

  title={Within the hidden epidemic: sexually transmitted diseases and HIV/AIDS among American Indians and Alaska Natives.},
  author={Carol E. Kaufman and Laura K Shelby and Debra J. Mosure and Jeanne D Marrazzo and David Wong and Lori de Ravello and Stephanie N Craig Rushing and Victoria Warren-Mears and Lisa Neel and Sara Jumping Eagle and Scott D Tulloch and Francine C Romero and Sarah Patrick and James E. Cheek},
  journal={Sexually transmitted diseases},
  volume={34 10},
OBJECTIVES To review the epidemiology, research, and prevention programs for sexually transmitted diseases in American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs). STUDY DESIGN We reviewed the current national and regional trends in sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) for AI/ANs from 1998-2004, peer-reviewed studies from January 1996, through May 2006, and reports, unpublished documents, and electronic resources addressing AI/AN STD prevention and control. RESULTS STD prevalence among AI/ANs… CONTINUE READING


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