Cover: Sexually Transmitted Infections Risk and Interstate Sexual Networks Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in New England

Sexually Transmitted Infections Risk and Interstate Sexual Networks Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in New England

Published in: Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Volume 50, Issue 8, pages 494-498 (August 2023). doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000001823

Posted on rand.org Nov 6, 2023

by Fernando H. Ibanhes, Natalie Fenn, Danielle Le Brazidec, Megan Hoopes, Zachary Predmore, Alexandra Skinner, Alexandra Zanowick-Marr, Drew Galipeau, Julia Raifman, Lorraine T. Dean, et al.

By investigating relationships between sexual mobility and sexual transmitted infection (STI) risk factors among men who have sex with men, we found that STI history, number of sexual partners, and substance use are associated with increased odds of interstate sexual encounters, suggesting that interjurisdictional approaches to STI prevention are needed.

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