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  1. Study of infection with HIV and related risk factors in young offenders' instruction.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective

    To estimate the prevalence of infection with HIV in young offenders in Scotland and to obtain information about related risk factors and previous tests for HIV.

    Design-Voluntary anonymous study with subjects giving saliva samples for testing for HIV and completing questionnaires about risk factors.

    Setting-Polmont Young Offenders' Institution near Falkirk, Scotland.

    Subjects-421 of 424 available male prisoners in Polmont.

    The questionnaires of 17 of the prisoners were excluded because of inaccuracies.

    Main outcome measures-Prevalence of infection with HIV and related risk behaviour.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Hémopathie, Immunopathologie, Immunodéficit acquis syndrome, Virose, Infection, Epidémiologie, Facteur risque, Homme, Délinquance, Ecosse, Grande Bretagne, Royaume Uni, Europe, Prévalence, Virus immunodéficience humaine, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, Milieu carcéral

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Hemopathy, Immunopathology, AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Epidemiology, Risk factor, Human, Delinquency, Scotland, Great britain, United Kingdom, Europe, Prevalence, Human immunodeficiency virus, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, Carceral environment

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0572661

    Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 199406.