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Hiv Statistics In Homosexuals

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

History of Childhood Sexual Abuse and HIV Risk Behaviors in Homosexual and Bisexual Men

Researchers in the current study set out to examine the prevalence and frequency of childhood sexual abuse and their association with sexual risk in a sample of gay and bisexual men. At the 1997 and 1998 Minneapolis/St. Paul Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Use and High-Risk Sexual Acts in Adult Films: A Comparison of Heterosexual and Homosexual Films

The study authors compared the prevalence of condom use during a variety of sexual acts portrayed in homosexual and heterosexual adult films to assess compliance with state Occupational Health and Safety Administration regulations. From Aug. 1,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of New HIV Cases in Ireland Tripled Since 1999, Government Statistics Show

The number of new HIV infections in Ireland has tripled since 1999, according to National Disease Surveillance Centre figures released on Tuesday to coincide with the country's National AIDS Day, London's Daily Mirror reports. There were 399... Read more »
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Statistic: Acquiring HIV from anal sex and after PEP

Hi Dr,I have a quick question for you, and I have your website almost memorized to come up with this statistic. Gay male here, 19 yr old student, who received receptive anal sex from a positive top, the condom broke. The top is very healthy, he has...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Combining different estimated-risk statistics across different baseline parameters is not really all that accurate. However, I do agree your risk of acquiring HIV would be extremely slight considering 1) the very brief exposure, 2) the... Read more »

CDC Lesbian Statistics

"The CDC doesn't track lesbian HIV statistics accurately. For instance, if a lesbian is diagnosed as HIV-positive, but has ever had sex with a man, the case is counted as "heterosexual.""Huh?! Why do they do that?They...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Wouldn't it make more sense to ask the CDC rather than me? I can assure you I had nothing to do with these epidemiological studies. I can tell you that HIV transmission between lesbians is very low and primarily would involve a... Read more »

Injecting Drug Users (IDUs) and HIV statistics

what is the percentage of people contacting aids/hiv through dirty needles?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. Let me show you some statistics to give you a general idea of the percentage of people who have become infected with HIV specifically through sharing IV drug needles. These statistics do not include people who became... Read more »

AIDS and homosexuality

Is it true that male homosexuals are more likely to be infected by HIV? If it is true, then what is the cause? Is because of their sexual lifestyle, or because anal sex is more likely to spread HIV than vaginal sex. What does statistic have to say?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Worldwide, the majority of cases of HIV transmission are associated to heterosexual intercourse: more than 75% of 40 million estimated cases. Depending on different variables (social, economic, behavioral), rates of infection will be higher among... 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 »

Homosexuality and HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Of new infections among men in the United States, CDC estimates that approximately 60 percent of men were infected through homosexual sex, 25 percent through injection drug use, and 15 percent through heterosexual sex. Of newly infected men,... Read more »

HIV Statistics

Posted by Anonymous
Where can I find statistics on HIV infection in the Navy broken down to different demographic levels? In particular, the number of women that are in the navy and have HIV.

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CDC's "HIV per 10,000 expoaures"...old statistics?

Posted by rlimbo, 1 Reply
I haven't been able to find the "per 10,000 exposures" table on theCDC website, just references to those statistics, which doesn't say when the statistics were published.

If HIV is an non-contagious as it is, how is it such a problem, especially in... Read more »