Continuity and change within an HIV epidemic : injecting drug users in New York City, 1984 through 1992.
Objectives.-To examine trends in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) risk behavior and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) seroprevalence among injecting drug users (IDUs) in New York City from 1984 through 1992.
Design and Setting.-Comparisons were made between two surveys of IDUs at the same hospital-based New York City drug abuse detoxification program: 141 IDUs in 1984 and 974 IDUs in 1990 through 1992.
National Death Registry, New York City Health Department, and drug treatment program records were also used.
Participants.-Persons attending detoxification program randomly selected for participation.
Eligibility was based on injection within previous 2 months; 99% acceptance rates were obtained.
Mots-clés Pascal : Hémopathie, Immunopathologie, SIDA, Virose, Infection, Epidémiologie, Homme, New York, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Prévalence, Séropositivité, Virus immunodéficience humaine, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, Toxicomanie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Hemopathy, Immunopathology, AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Epidemiology, Human, New York, United States, North America, America, Prevalence, Seropositivity, Human immunodeficiency virus, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, Drug addiction
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Cote : 94-0212311
Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 199406.