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L Byfield

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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10.7727/wimj.2011.207
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286–91
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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

A Comprehensive Response to the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Jamaica: A Review of the Past 20 Years

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562–76
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Jamaica has a well-established, comprehensive national human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) programme that has slowed the HIV epidemic and mitigated its impact.
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e-Published: 25 Jul, 2013
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