TITLE

GENDER NORMS AND HIV RISK AMONG DRUG USERS

PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
International Family Planning Perspectives;Jun2006, Vol. 32 Issue 2, preceding p62
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the study that explores the HIV risk behaviors of female and male intravenous drug users in Sichuan Sheng, China. It found out that greater number of female drug users have multiple sexual partners and have experienced sexually transmitted infections. It also showed that HIV risk behavior score in male users was not associated with family support while the score in female users was associated with economic pressure and sexual relationship with an intravenous drug user.
ACCESSION #
21644647

 

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