TITLE

HIV-Associated Behaviors Among Injecting-Drug Users -- 23 Cities, United States, May 2005-February 2006

AUTHOR(S)
Lansky, A.; Drake, A.
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;4/10/2009, Vol. 58 Issue 13, p329
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the findings of the analysis of data from the National HIV Behavioral Surveillance System (NHBS) collected during May 2005 to February 2006. The analysis was conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The analysis has revealed that 31.8% of participating injecting drug users (IDUs) have shared syringes while 62.6% had unprotected vaginal sex. It describes the prevalence of HIV testing among study participants.
ACCESSION #
38026243

 

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