[HIV prevalence among homosexual and bisexual men in Spain, 1992-2000].

Centro Sanitario Sandoval. Madrid. Spain.
Medicina Clínica (Impact Factor: 1.25). 11/2002; 119(11):413-5.
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ABSTRACT Our purpose was to describe the time trend in HIV seroprevalence among homo/ bisexual men.
We analyzed 9,383 homo/ bisexual men who had a first voluntary test for HIV in 10 Spanish clinics from 1992 to 2000.
HIV prevalence decreased from 20.3% in 1992 to 8.4% in 2000. In the multivariate analysis this decline appeared independently associated with the testing year and the birth cohort.
New generations of voluntarily tested homo/bisexual men are less infected by HIV, but it is yet necessary to intensify the prevention programs.

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