The HIV Epidemic Among Women in the United States: A Persistent Puzzle

Haley, Danielle F.; Justman, Jessica E.
September 2013
Journal of Women's Health (15409996);Sep2013, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p715
Academic Journal
The authors reflect on a study on HIV epidemic among women in the U.S. They suggest the possible powerful drivers of HIV among U.S. black adults including poverty, violent crime, social disorder and incarceration rates. They explore the recruitment approaches that reflect the relationship between HIV risk and environmental and network characteristics. They also explain the factors for the difference in the prevalence of newly diagnosed HIV among the studies.


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