Lack of Awareness of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection: Problems and Solutions With Self-reported HIV Serostatus of Men Who Have Sex With Men
Open Forum Infectious Diseases
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Background. Lack of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection awareness may be a driver of racial disparities in HIV infection among men who have sex with men (MSM). Lack of awareness is typically measured by comparing HIV test result to self-reported HIV status. This measure may be subject to reporting bias and alternatives are needed.Methods. The InvolveMENt study examined HIV disparities between black and white MSM from Atlanta. Among HIV-positive participants who did not report knowing they were positive, we examined other measures of awareness: … See full text for complete abstract.
HIV; MSM; Survey; Testing
Health Services Research | Immunology and Infectious Disease
Sanchez, T. H.,
Kelley, C. F.,
Frew, P. M.,
Salazar, L. F.,
del Rio, C.,
Sullivan, P. S.
Lack of Awareness of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection: Problems and Solutions With Self-reported HIV Serostatus of Men Who Have Sex With Men.
Open Forum Infectious Diseases, 1(2),