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  1. Sharing of injection equipment among 3755 intravenous drug users in Valencia, Spain, 1987-1992.

    Article - En anglais

    Background

    In order to identify, in a sample of heroin intravenous drug users (IVDU), those factors associated with the predominant risk behaviour related to the transmission of HIV-1 infection-sharing of injection equipment-a cross-sectional survey was carried out in Valencia, Spain from 1987 to 1992.

    Methods

    Informed consent and pertinent data were obtained from 3755 heroin IVDU recruited at two public AIDS Information Centres in two cities in the region of Valencia.

    Data were gathered on sociodemographic variables, and sexual and drug use behaviour by interview.

    The subjects were subsequently tested for HIV-1 antibody.

    A univariate analysis was carried out to identify variables that were significantly associated with sharing injection equipment.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Echange, Seringue, Toxicomanie, Voie intraveineuse, Diamorphine, Homme, SIDA, Virose, Infection, Virus HIV1, Virus immunodéficience humaine, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, Epidémiologie, Etude transversale, Espagne, Europe, Immunopathologie, Immunodéficit

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Exchange, Syringe, Drug addiction, Intravenous administration, Heroin, Human, AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, HIV-1 virus, Human immunodeficiency virus, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, Epidemiology, Cross sectional study, Spain, Europe, Immunopathology, Immune deficiency

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

    Cote : 94-0504143

    Code Inist : 002B18C05A. Création : 199501.