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Recruitment-adjusted estimates of HIV prevalence and risk among men who have sex with men: effects of weighting venue-based sampling data.

Authors
  • Jenness, Samuel M
  • Neaigus, Alan
  • Murrill, Christopher S
  • Gelpi-Acosta, Camila
  • Wendel, Travis
  • Hagan, Holly
Type
Published Article
Journal
Public health reports (Washington, D.C. : 1974)
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2011
Volume
126
Issue
5
Pages
635–642
Identifiers
PMID: 21886323
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Not adjusting VBS data for recruitment biases could overestimate HIV risk and prevalence when the selection probability is greater for higher-risk MSM. While further examination of recruitment-adjustment methods for VBS data is needed, presentation of both unadjusted and adjusted estimates is currently indicated.

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