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  1. AIDS risk behaviors among late middle-aged and elderly Americans : the National AIDS Behavioral Survey.

    Article - En anglais


    Although 10% of all acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) cases diagnosed in the United States have been among Americans aged 50 years of age or older, little attention has been devoted to understanding AIDS risk-taking behaviors among middle-aged or older Americans.

    This study describes the prevalence of AIDS risk among Americans aged 50 years of age or older.

    Design and Study Populatlon

    We present data from the National AIDS Behavioral Surveys, two large cross-sectional national surveys taken in 1990-1991.

    Main Outcome Variable

    Prevalence of risk behaviors for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) transmission and of HIV testing.


    Findings from both surveys provide replication of several important points.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Hémopathie, Immunopathologie, SIDA, Virose, Infection, Epidémiologie, Facteur risque, Homme, Age

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Hemopathy, Immunopathology, AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Epidemiology, Risk factor, Human, Age

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

    Cote : 94-0268572

    Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 199406.