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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.

Publication Date

11-7-2017

Keywords

Reaching high-risk patient populations through emergency department opt-out HIV testing, A retrospective chart review, Thomas Jefferson University

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Reaching high-risk patient populations through emergency department opt-out HIV testing: A retrospective chart review

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