publication . Article . 2011

Changing patterns of sexual risk behavior among London gay men: 1998-2008.

Sam Lattimore; Alicia Thornton; Valerie Delpech; Jonathan Elford;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Mar 2011
  • Publisher: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
  • Country: United Kingdom
Objectives: To examine changes in the sexual behavior of London gay men between 1998 and 2008.\ud \ud Methods: Gay men using London gyms were surveyed annually between 1998 and 2005, and again in 2008 (n = 6064; range, 482–834 per year). Information was collected on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) status of the respondent, unprotected anal intercourse (UAI) in the previous 3 months, type (main or casual) and HIV status of partner for UAI. Nonconcordant UAI (ncUAI) was defined as UAI with a partner of unknown or discordant HIV status. Concordant UAI (cUAI) was defined as UAI with a partner of the same HIV status (“serosorting”).\ud \ud Results: Between 1998 an...
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