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Hiv Statistics Among Gay People

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Confused in Fort Worth (HIV STATISTICS, 2009)(HIV STATISTICS, 2009)

Hey there Doctor Frascino,Been on your site over the years and am still a bit confused and concerned, even after reading through the archives. Can you try to clarify something for me. I have avoided sex over the years due to my fears but as I age,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The HIV-risk statistics I quote are merely statistical estimates that give relative risk. They are not meant to be applied to a specific coupling to gage actual risk. Rather they help advise someone of the relative risk of one type of activity... Read more »

Interpreting HIV and testing statistics (HIV STATISTICS)

Greetings. I recently tested HIV+ on a rapid blood test, and am awaiting Western Blot results.... Read more »

hiv risk ratio (HIV STATISTICS, 2009)

Doctor, i simply can't buy the ratio stat you mention, such as "the estimated per-act... Read more »
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HIV News & Views: On Being an HIV Statistic; Life Expectancy Increases; Does HIV Define You?; and More

HIV News & Views, Aug. 1, 2013 - TheBody.com August 1, 2013 Top Stories at TheBody.com Read Past Newsletters Change/Update Subscription HIV/AIDS BLOG CENTRAL Mathew Rodriguez: On Being an HIV... Read more »
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Canada: Gay, Deaf and Missing the Message; Deaf People Are Affected by HIV/AIDS at Higher Rates Than the Hearing

In kicking off Pride Week festivities on Monday, Toronto Councilor Kyle Rae noted that American Sign Language interpreters will translate speeches and song lyrics at all official events. Advocates worry that that many deaf people are missing out on... Read more »
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"1 in 2, Could Be Me": On Being an HIV Statistic and the Violence of Numbers

Mathew Rodriguez When I was in college, my best friend and I used to get into a lot of spirited, friendly debates. He was a sociology-oriented person who always extolled the virtue of macro-scale studies with numbers and data, while I was a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: A Quarter of HIV-Infected Unaware of Their Condition: New Statistics for 2005 Say About 58,000 Canadians Are Living With the Disease

On Monday, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHA) reported the number of residents living with HIV rose an estimated 16 percent from 2002 to 2005, to 58,000 people. While new infections were flat or rose slightly -- from an estimated 2,100-4,000... Read more »
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HIV statistics

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello,

How the numbers compiled for HIV stats worldwide etc. Or more to the point how do they know how it was caught, i.e hetro sex, gay sex, drug use etc Do they rely on the persons hoensty for this? For examle a hetro guy could go with men but not... Read more »

Hiv and Statistics

Posted by ms203, 2 Replies
Ok there have been a hugh leap in recent studies that Gay and Bi-sexual men are more likely to contact Hiv.

My question is , If so why do men continue to do such unsafe sex methods??? I'm a Heterosexual, although I did receive oral from a man before... Read more »

Uganda to Publish Names of Gay People

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
Uganda to publish names of gay people
Healthgap
08/09/2006

In a country where a sodomy conviction carries a penalty of life
imprisonment, a Ugandan tabloid's decision to publish the names of alleged
homosexuals is a chilling development that could... Read more »

I hate that I've become a statistic

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
I'm TWENTY imagine that and I wasn't a wild child by any means and I didn't even practice unsafe sex I can't count the number of times I've had unprotected sex on one hand and even then I never let anyone ejaculate in me. So here I am pretty ahead... Read more »