Demographic profiles of newly acquired HIV infections among adolescents and young adults in the U.S.

TitleDemographic profiles of newly acquired HIV infections among adolescents and young adults in the U.S.
Publication TypePublication
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsSill AM, Constantine NT, Wilson CM, Peralta L
Corporate AuthorsAdolescent Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions
JournalJ Adolesc Health
Volume46
Issue1
Pagination93-6
Date Published2010 Jan
ISSN1879-1972
KeywordsAdolescent, Demography, Female, HIV Seropositivity, HIV Seroprevalence, HIV-1, Humans, Incidence, Male, United States, Young Adult
Abstract

<p>Understanding the demographic and risk profiles of youth with recent HIV infection offers insight for imputing the dynamics of the epidemic and targeting prevention efforts. Three hundred forty-two HIV-positive youth were tested using a Sensitive/Less Sensitive strategy; 33% were classified as recently infected; with the majority (51%) occurring within African Americans.</p>

DOI10.1016/j.jadohealth.2009.05.003
Alternate JournalJ Adolesc Health
PubMed ID20123264
PubMed Central IDPMC2817989
Grant ListU01 HD040533 / HD / NICHD NIH HHS / United States
U01 HD040474 / HD / NICHD NIH HHS / United States
M01 RR00240 / RR / NCRR NIH HHS / United States
U01 HD040497 / HD / NICHD NIH HHS / United States
U01 HD040506 / HD / NICHD NIH HHS / United States
M01 RR 05096-10 / RR / NCRR NIH HHS / United States
M01 RR00827 / RR / NCRR NIH HHS / United States
M01 RR005096 / RR / NCRR NIH HHS / United States
M01-RR13297 / RR / NCRR NIH HHS / United States
U01 HD40506 / HD / NICHD NIH HHS / United States
U01 HD040584-09 / HD / NICHD NIH HHS / United States
U01 HD40533 / HD / NICHD NIH HHS / United States
M01 RR013297 / RR / NCRR NIH HHS / United States
U01 HD040470 / HD / NICHD NIH HHS / United States
M01 RR000827 / RR / NCRR NIH HHS / United States
M01 RR000240 / RR / NCRR NIH HHS / United States