Sigma Research

Event-level analysis of multipartner sexual encounters: situational characteristics and sexual outcomes reported by MSM in England

XX International AIDS Conference, Melbourne, Australia, July 20-25 2014 (poster).

Speakers: G.J. Melendez-Torres, Ford Hickson, David Reid, Peter Weatherburn, Chris Bonell

Drawing on data from the Sigma Panel online study of MSM (2011-2012) these analyses demonstrate that substance use, including poly-substance use and use of certain specific substances, is associated with increased odds of unprotected anal intercourse (UAI) and increased pleasure in multi-partner encounters among MSM in England.

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News item from NAM on the findings.