Identities of sexual diversity, couples and sexual risk behaviors among MSM in Buenos Aires

Published: September 15, 2011

Presentación realizada en AIDS Impact Conference, Santa Fe, Nuevo México, USA (12 al 15 de septiembre de 2011).

Abstract #123  –  Identidades de la diversidad sexual, parejas y conductas sexuales de riesgo entre MSM en Buenos Aires

Authors:
Presenting Author: Dr. Ivan Balan – New York State Psychiatric Institute/Columbia University Additional Authors: Dr. Alex Carballo-Dieguez, Lic. Ruben Marone, Lic. Victoria Barreda, Dr. Curtis Dolezal, Dr. Maria Pando, Dr. Maria Avila

Aim:
To assess the sexual risk behavior and prevalence of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections among a diverse group of MSM from the Buenos Aires metropolitan area.

Method / Issue:
Respondent driven sampling (RDS) was used to recruit 500 MSM from the greater Buenos Aires area who completed a self-administered web-based survey inquiring about their sexual risk behavior during the prior two months. They also underwent testing for sexually transmitted infections, included HIV. Consistent with RDS procedures, data were weighted based on the network size of the participant.

Results / Comments:
Determinación de seroincidencia y resistencia de VIH en poblaciones de Hombres que tienen sexo con Hombres, Trabajadoras Sexuales, Usuarios de Drogas y Embarazadas – OCT2006-SEP2008

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