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Attitudes towards Male Circumcision among Attendees at a Sexually Transmitted Infection Clinic in Kingston, Jamaica

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351–5
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A survey of 198 attendees at a sexually transmitted infection clinic in Kingston, Jamaica, found limited knowledge of male circumcision or its benefits.

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Objective: To describe the attitudes of Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) clinic attendees towards male circumcision.

Design and Methods: A convenience sample of attendees at the main STI clinic in Kingston was interviewed using a structured questionnaire in June 2008.

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e-Published: 07 Oct, 2013

High HIV Prevalence among Men Who Have Sex with Men in Jamaica is Associated with Social Vulnerability and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2011.207
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286–91
Synopsis: 
A survey of 201 men who have sex with men in Jamaica in 2007 found 32% to be HIV seropositive. A past sexually transmitted disease, receptive anal intercourse and lower socio-economic status were associated with HIV infection.

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Background: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevalence among men who have sex with men (MSM) is thought to be high in Jamaica. The objective of this study was to estimate HIV prevalence and identify risk factors in order to improve prevention approaches.

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e-Published: 14 Aug, 2013
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