Men Who Have Sex With Men in the United States: Demographic and Behavioral Characteristics and Prevalence of HIV and HSV-2 Infection: Results From National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2001-2006
August 9, 2010
The team undertook the current study to describe demographic and behavioral characteristics, together with HIV and herpes simplex virus type 2 infections, among men who have sex with men (MSM) identified through a population-based nationally representative survey.
The study data were drawn from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys in 2001-2006. As part of that research, men ages 18 to 59 were interviewed about sexual behavior using audio computer self-interview. The men also underwent testing for antibodies to HIV and HSV-2.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
06.2010; Vol. 37; No. 6: P. 399-405; Fujie Xu; Maya R. Sternberg; Lauri E. Markowitz
This article was provided by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update. Visit the CDC's website to find out more about their activities, publications and services.
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