men who have sex with men


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men who have sex with men

A category of men at increased risk of HIV, which allows sexual health workers and epidemiologists to address the high-risk activity itself, in particular peno-anal intercourse, without qualifying the man’s sexual orientation (e.g., homosexual or bisexual) or reasons for engaging in same-sex activity.
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(1.) Beyrer C et al., Bisexual concurrency, bisexual partnerships, and HIV among southern African men who have sex with men, Sexually Transmitted Infections, 2010, 86(4):323-327.
men who have sex with men, collected via an online survey advertised for three months in 2005 on a gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community Web site.
Trends in primary and secondary syphilis and HIV infections in men who have sex with men. MMWR 2004; 53: 575-8.
See the Centers for Disease Control's annual HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report for 2001, also its "No Turning Back: Addressing the HIV Crisis Among Men Who Have Sex with Men," November 2001, at www.thebody.com/cdc/msm/easy.html.
* More than 10% of men who have sex with men who were tested at the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center in 2004 said they had used meth, almost double the rate from 2001.
In the United States, 63% of the cumulative total of male AIDS cases is among men who have sex with men. (See: New CDC Studies, p.
The emergence of rectal LGV, characterized by deep mucosal ulcerations and frequently occurring in HIV-infected men who have sex with men, is a serious concern for the gay community in Europe.
Survey respondents were 23-29-year-old men who were recruited at venues frequented by men who have sex with men; those who agreed to participate completed standard interviews, had blood drawn for HIV testing, received HIV counseling and, if appropriate, were given a referral for care.
gonorrhoeae have markedly increased in the last several years among men who have sex with men (19).
(1) Among a sample of the city's homeless and marginally housed population, the overall HIV prevalence was 11%; for the subgroup of men who have sex with men, the prevalence was 30%.
But the level of responsibility that men who have sex with men associate with that gift of knowledge may vary greatly.
Past studies of AIDS-related risk behaviors among young men have yielded limited information, because they have grouped together homosexually and bisexually active males as "young men who have sex with men" and because they have not included adolescents.