Statistics Of Gay Hiv Ratio By City

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hiv risk ratio (HIV STATISTICS, 2009)

Doctor, i simply can't buy the ratio stat you mention, such as "the estimated per-act risk for acquiring HIV for unprotected receptive anal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive is 50 per 10,000".First off... why not just say 1 in 200?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...any individual. The reason for this is that any specific sexual coupling has a wide variety of variables to take into consideration when attempting to quantify specific HIV-transmission risk. These would include both viral factors, such as viral... Read more »

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... Read more »

Urgent! unprotected sex (HIV STATISTICS, 2010)

Dera Dr Robert,I wrote you early this year to inform you about my status and the relationship i was... Read more »
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The Rising HIV Rates Among Young Women and Girls of Color: What's Going On? Part One

...infections among young females in the U.S. In addition, black women account for 62 percent and Latinas for 19 percent of cumulative AIDS cases among women 13 to 24. Numerous studies have found that the major mode of transmission in this... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...approved as a prophylaxis against HPV and cervical cancer for girls between the ages of nine and 26. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is considering its use in boys, ages nine to 26 also, based on preliminary research showing that it was... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effects of Structural Intervention on Increasing Condom Availability and Reducing Risky Sexual Behaviors in Gay Bathhouse Attendees

...intervention in reducing unprotected sexual behaviors, increasing condom accessibility and their relationship to the prevalence of HIV infection and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in gay bathhouse attendees." The team undertook a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...cultural norms such as "machismo" contribute to the perception of Hispanic/Latino gay men as "failed men"). Greater acculturation into the US culture has both negative (engaging in behaviors that increase the risk for HIV infection) and positive... Read more »
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