Published in Health and Medicine Week, December 29th, 2003
Interviews with 256 people who attended a New York City HIV clinic revealed that 41% engaged in unprotected sex after learning they were HIV-positive, the study reported.
Trading sex for drugs or money was an important factor associated with high-risk behavior, particularly for women. Lead author Dr. Joseph P. McGowan of the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center in New York said HIV-positive women may be more likely to have unprotected sex because of a "lack of...
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