Mombu the Politics Forum sponsored links

Go Back   Mombu the Politics Forum > Politics > MANY HOMO***UAL, BI***UAL MEN REPORT UNSAFE ***: STUDY
User Name
REGISTER NOW! Mark Forums Read

sponsored links

1 18th December 05:41
External User
Posts: 1

Many ***, Bi***ual Men Report Unsafe ***: Study

Yahoo! News
Tuesday, June 24, 2003

New York (Reuters Health) - A large percentage of *** and
bi***ual men say they have had unsafe *** in recent
months, putting themselves at risk of HIV and other
***ually transmitted diseases, a new study has found.

Among nearly 4,300 *** or bi***ual men in six U.S.
cities, around half said they had had unprotected ****
*** during the past six months, researchers report in the
American Journal of Public Health.

The findings "emphasize the continued need for effective
behavioral strategies designed to prevent HIV infection
among men who have *** with men," write Dr. Beryl A.
Koblin, of the New York Blood Center in New York City,
and colleagues.

Their results are based on interviews with 4,295 *** or
bi***ual men participating in the ongoing EXPLORE study,
which is aiming to identify risk behaviors that may be
fueling HIV transmission in the U.S.

Every six months the study participants undergo
counseling regarding their ***ual behavior and get tested
for HIV and other STDs.

All of the men were HIV-negative at the start of the
study and reported that they had had **** *** during the
six months prior to the study, which began in 1999.

Overall, men who said they'd had multiple ***ual partners
in recent months were no more likely to have used a
condom than those who said they had only one primary
partner -- a finding Koblin's team says is "of particular
concern" since the former group is at increased STD risk.

In addition, unprotected **** *** was much more common
when drugs and alcohol were involved, the researchers

The HIV epidemic among *** and bi***ual men in the U.S.
"continues to be a major public health issue," Koblin's
team writes.

"Our findings," they conclude, "support the continued
need for effective intervention strategies for men who
have *** with men that address relationship status, (HIV
status) of partners and drug and alcohol use."

SOURCE - American Journal of Public Health 2003:93:926-932.

Read the complete news at:

News Plus

Jai Maharaj
Om Shanti

Panchaang for 28 Jyeshtth 5104, Friday, June 27, 2003:

Shubhanu Nama Samvatsare Dakshinaya Nartana Ritau
Mithun Mase Krishna Pakshe Shukr Vasara Yuktayam
Rohini-Mrgashir Nakshatr Shool-Ganda Yog
Vishti Karan Chaturdashi Yam Tithau

Hindu Holocaust Museum

Hindu life, principles, spirituality and philosophy

The truth about Islam and Muslims

o Not for commercial use. Solely to be fairly used for the
educational purposes of research and open discussion. The contents of
this post may not have been authored by, and do not necessarily represent
the opinion of the poster. The contents are protected by copyright law
and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.
o If you send private e-mail to me, it will likely not be read,
considered or answered if it does not contain your full legal name,
current e-mail and postal addresses, and live-voice telephone number.
o Posted for information and discussion. Views expressed by others
are not necessarily those of the poster.
  Reply With Quote

  sponsored links

2 19th December 01:59
fredthe fish
External User
Posts: 1

Your point?


Give me a fish, I'll feed him.
Teach me to fish, I'll eat 'em.
  Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Copyright 2006 - Dies Mies Jeschet Boenedoesef Douvema Enitemaus -