WEIGHT: 54 kg
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A detailed investigation was thus called for, to determine the burden and sociobehavioral determinants of HIV and syphilis among these MCM in China.
As part of a multicenter cross-sectional study, using respondent-driven and snowball sampling, consenting adult men who have sex with men MSM were recruited, interviewed, and tested for HIV and syphilis between and Among recruited MSM, 5.
Condomless anal intercourse CAI was reported by High prevalence of HIV and syphilis among men who have sex with men MSM and male sex workers MSWs has long been considered as a major public health concern worldwide and China is not an exception.
Despite being suspected as a substantially high-risk population regarding HIV and syphilis infection, MCM have rarely been studied. Neither the national surveillance programs nor the high-risk population-specific surveys generated data regarding this subpopulation. This dearth of information reflects a lack of coverage in terms of intervention, promotion of testing for HIV, and other sexual transmitted infections STIs and risk reduction counseling targeting this population.
A systematic review conducted in China reported that a median of Hence, it was unclear to public health policy makers of China, whether MCM here needed specific attention as a distinct sentinel group or not. The absence of the first-hand data suggested that an investigation should be undertaken to study the sociodemographics, risk behaviors, HIV, and syphilis prevalence among MCM and compare this population with other MSM in this country regarding these factors.