Syringe and needle exchange as HIV/AIDS prevention for injection drug users.
Objective.-To evaluate an all-volunteer syringe exchange program in San Fiancisco, Calif.
Data Sources.-Syringe exchange program records and 11 semiannual surveys administered during a 5.5-year period, using standard questionnaires.
Interviews (N=5644) were conducted with injection drug users recruited in two 21 -day drug detoxification clinics and three street settings.
Main Outcome Measures.-Use of the syringe exchange program and selfreported data regarding sources of syringes, frequency of injection, initiation into drug injection, and frequency of syringe sharing.
Results.-In spring 1992, 45% reported « usually » obtaining injection equipment from the syringe exchange, and 61% reported using the program within the past year.
Mots-clés Pascal : Hémopathie, Immunopathologie, SIDA, Virose, Infection, Prévention, Homme, Toxicomanie, Seringue, Aiguille, Echange, Programme sanitaire, Californie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Transmission homme homme, Virus immunodéficience humaine, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Hemopathy, Immunopathology, AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Prevention, Human, Drug addiction, Syringe, Needle, Exchange, Sanitary program, California, United States, North America, America, Transmission from man to man, Human immunodeficiency virus, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0295361
Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 199406.