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Vital Statistics - The Gay Men's Sex Survey

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This website provides a single point of access to data from the Gay Men’s Sex Survey (GMSS) also known as Vital Statistics. It is intended to help those people involved in HIV health promotion including NHS commissioners and providers of services, policy makers, civil servants and other researchers.

Gay Men's Sex Survey 2014Gay Men's Sex Survey 2014
The UK-wide Gay Men's Sex Survey is now live for completion online (only). The survey will be open until the end of September 2014.

EMIS: UK local area reportsEMIS: UK local area reports
UK results from EMIS 2010 which incorporated the Gay Men's Sex Survey. UK country and English local area reports are available here.

See all EMIS outputs to date

Reports from The Sigma PanelReports from The Sigma Panel
As part of CHAPS we ran an online Panel study of 2,000 MSM. Results from the first questionnaire on HIV testing are available here.

More about the Sigma Panel

GMSS feedback to participantsGMSS feedback to participants
GMSS feedback published in the gay press in August 2010, including key findings about risk and safer sex among gay and bisexual men.

All community feedback reports

<em>GMSS</em> 2008 national reportGMSS 2008 national report
Our GMSS 2008 final report which examines in some detail the sexual risk behaviour of 7461 gay men and other men that have sex with men.

All annual GMSS reports

Problems with alcohol and drugsProblems with alcohol and drugs
This report uses GMSS 2007 data and qualitative interviews to examine problematic alcohol and drug use among gay and bisexual men.

More about the project