Young injection drug users: Profile of predominantly suburban populations and the implications for HIV and hepatitis c infection risk
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences
Describe the emergent, predominantly suburban population of persons who inject drugs. Assess injection and sexual risk factors for Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Hepatitis C Virus. Discuss potential areas to intervene among the transitions in the life of a drug user.
Keyword(s): Network Analysis, Injecting Drug Use
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a graduate student research assistant under the guidance of Dr. Basmattee Boodram. I have focused on data collection and data analysis in a study focusing on the networks of young injecting drug users in Chicago. My interests while completing my Master of Public Health have been investigating the new generation of persons who inject drugs.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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