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DOI 10.1007/s10461-013-0442-z ORIGINAL PAPER High Uptake of HIV Testing in a Cohort of Male Injection Drug Users in Delhi, India: Prevalence and Correlates of HIV Infection

By Aids Behav, Avina Sarna, Waimar Tun, Vartika Sharma, Mary Sebastian, Ira Madan, Amita Yadav, Meredith Sheehy, Dean Lewis, Ibou Thior, Ó Springer, New York, A. Sarna, W. Tun, V. Sharma, M. Sebastian, A. Yadav, I. Madan, D. Lewis, M. Sheehy and I. Thior


Abstract We report baseline findings from a longitudinal cohort study to examine HIV incidence, high-risk injection and sexual behaviors of 3,792 male injection drug users (IDUs) in Delhi. The majority (95.4 %) accepted HIV testing; HIV prevalence was 21.9 %. In multivariate analysis, belonging to states adjacent to Delhi (AOR: 1.23; 95 % CI: 1.07–1.52), earning INR 500–1,500 (AOR: 2.38; 95 % CI: 1.43–3.96); duration of drug use 2–5 years

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Publisher: 2013-09-24
Year: 2013
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