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Specific Aims and Hypotheses:
This study aimed to identify socioeconomic (SE), sexual, and other risk factors (RFs), among patients diagnosed with HIV infection through an emergency department-based opt-out HIV screening program, and to examine trends in intravenous drug use (IVDU) as a RF.
- H1: Unsafe sexual practices are the most commonly reported RF.
- H2: Role of IVDU as a RF has increased over the time period studied.
Poster presented at 2017 APHA conference in Atlanta Georgia.
Reaching high-risk patient populations through emergency department opt-out HIV testing, A retrospective chart review, Thomas Jefferson University
Boyce, BA, Tyler G. and Mammen, MD, MPH, Priya, "Reaching high-risk patient populations through emergency department opt-out HIV testing: A retrospective chart review" (2017). CWIC Posters. 39.