HIV incidence and behavioral correlates of HIV acquisition in a cohort of injection drug users in St Petersburg, Russia

A.P. Kozlov, R. V. Skochilov, O.V. Toussova, S. V. Verevochkin, T.V. Krasnoselskikh, S.V. Malov, A.V. Shaboltas

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The aim of the project was to study human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) incidence, sociodemographic and behavioral correlates of HIV acquisition among injection drug users (IDUs). A total of 717 IDUs were recruited, tested, and counseled for HIV-1; 466 HIV-negative participants were enrolled and followed-up at 6 and 12 months. Sociodemographic and behavioral data were collected during each study visit. The association of sociodemographic and behavioral factors to HIV-1 incidence was assessed. During the 9-month recruitment period, 717 IDUs were screened and 466 participants were enrolled. HIV-1 prevalence at baseline was 35%. Most enrolled subjects were young (median age 30), male (75%), injected heroin in the previous 3 months (86%), about 50% had shared syringes and other paraphernalia, and 44% had unprotected sex in the last month. The retention rate at the 12- month follow-up was 72% and the adjusted retention rate was 88%. The HIV incidence rate was 7.2/100 person-years. HIV incidence was significantly as
Язык оригиналаанглийский
Страницы (с-по)e5238
ЖурналMedicine
Том95
Номер выпуска44
DOI
СостояниеОпубликовано - 2016

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