Risk behaviour and HIV prevalence in international travellers.
To assess risk factors for infection and to determine HIV prevalence in a sample of international travellers.
A cross-sectional survey of new patients attending a hospital outpatient clinic, and self-completion of an anonymous questionnaire on sexual behaviour prior to and during travel.
Urine samples were tested for the presence of antibodies to HIV.
The Hospital for Tropical Diseases, London, UK.
All new patients over a 6-month period.
Of 782 people approached, 757 (97%) agreed to participate: 141 (18.6%) had had new sexual partners during their most recent trip abroad.
Mots-clés Pascal : SIDA, Virose, Infection, Prévalence, Facteur risque, Comportement sexuel, Voyage, International, Epidémiologie, Royaume Uni, Europe, Homme, Immunodéficit, Immunopathologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Prevalence, Risk factor, Sexual behavior, Travel, International, Epidemiology, United Kingdom, Europe, Human, Immune deficiency, Immunopathology
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Cote : 94-0214913
Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 199406.