To determine risk factors for HIV-1 infection in young men in northern Thailand, Methods:
At enrollment into a prospective study, data were collected from a self-administered questionnaire and serologic testing on a cohort of 1115 young men selected by lottery for conscription,
Results: The overall HIV-1 infection rate was 6.9%;
however, the rate was 15.3% among the 387 (34.7%) men who had been living in the upper north subregion of Thailand compared with 2.5% for the remaining 728 men (P<0.001).
A history of sex with female prostitutes was reported by 74.7% of men and increased frequency of this type of sex was highly associated with HIV-1 infection and a history of sexually transmitted disease (5TD) symptoms (khi 2 for trend, P< 0.001).
Mots-clés Pascal : Immunodéficit acquis syndrome, Virose, Infection, Prostitution, Facteur risque, Etude cohorte, Virus HIV1, Virus immunodéficience humaine, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, Hétérosexualité, Hémopathie, Immunopathologie, Maladie sexuellement transmissible, Armée, Recrutement, Thaïlande, Asie, Nord, Mâle, Adulte jeune, Homme, Epidémiologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Prostitution, Risk factor, Cohort study, HIV-1 virus, Human immunodeficiency virus, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, Heterosexuality, Hemopathy, Immunopathology, Sexually transmitted disease, Army, Recruitment, Thailand, Asia, North, Male, Young adult, Human, Epidemiology
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0641411
Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 199406.