Incarceration, HIV Risk-Related Behaviors, and Partner Characteristics Among Heterosexual Men at Increased Risk of HIV Infection, 20 US Cities.

CONCLUSIONS: Incarceration history was associated with HIV risk-related behaviors among heterosexual men from urban areas in the United States. Correctional rehabilitation initiatives are needed to promote strategies that mitigate HIV risk-related behaviors and promote healthy reentry into communities among heterosexual men at high risk for HIV. PMID: 31059417 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Public Health Reports - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Public Health Rep Source Type: research

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