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Unsafe sexual practices are common, say US studies

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: (Published 03 July 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:10
  1. Deborah Josefson
  1. Nebraska

    Unsafe sexual practices are common in people infected with HIV and in those at high risk of infection, warned two US epidemiological studies published this week in the American Journal of Public Health. Results suggest that new preventive, educational, and public health strategies are needed to prevent HIV transmission and reduce the risk of a new AIDS epidemic.

    More than half (55%) of the men taking part in a survey of sexual behaviour reported having unprotected, insertive anal sex over …

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