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In the United States, HIV is spread mainly through anal or vaginal sex or by sharing drug-use equipment with an infected person. This is because some population groups have higher rates of HIV in their communities, thus raising the risk of new infections with each sexual or drug use encounter. Additionally, a range of social, economic, and demographic factors—such as stigma, discrimination, income, education, and geographic region—affect their risk for HIV.
Recruitment to participate in a 6-month study examining microbicide acceptability was conducted at a school-based health clinic and local colleges in Galveston, Texas and through snowball sampling. Girls reported on their demographic and sexual history at the intake interview. Their mean age was African-American girls were significantly less likely than whites and Hispanics to have had oral sex; no differences were found for anal sex.
Characteristics of gonorrhea and syphilis cases among the Roma ethnic group in Belgrade, Serbia. The Roma ethnic group is the largest and most marginalized minority in Europe, believed to be vulnerable to sexually transmitted infections. The purpose of the study was to investigate frequency and characteristics of gonorrhea and syphilis among the Roma population in Belgrade.
Age-standardised AS incidence rates for White males with cancer excluding non-melanoma skin cancer range from Rates for Black males are similar, ranging from For females there is a different pattern — the AS rates for White females range from
Please take this quick survey to tell us about what happens after you publish a paper. Journal of the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association. Objectives : Not enough is known about the HIV high-risk sexual behaviors of young men who have sex with men YMSMand this is especially the case among ethnic minorities. Design : Face-to-face interviews were conducted among randomly selected participants in venues identified with large samples of ethnic minority YMSM.
Background- Defecography, along with other radiologic modalities, can be used to evaluate rectal abnormalities such as functional disorders of the rectum. It appears that ethnic habits can influence the evacuative function of the rectum. The main goal of this study was to compare Iranian and European habits of bowel evacuation on defecographic measurements.