Tuesday, 5 November 2013

Lancet study shows high incidence of HIV among gay men in China

Study from Peking University finds that among 5800 gay men there were 484 (8·3%) prevalent cases of HIV infection and 293 (5·1%) prevalent cases of syphilis. Among 3178 gay men who were HIV negative at enrolment and who had also completed at least one follow-up interview, 387 infections were observed in up to 5467 person-years of follow-up, implying an incidence of 7·1 per 100 person-years, with median follow-up of 1·7 years and an average retention rate of 84% per 6 month interval.
Read the full study at The Lancet

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