Special Considerations in the Management of HIV-Infected Patients From Minority Communities

  • Authors: Bisola Ojikutu, MD, MPH; Valerie E. Stone, MD, MPH (More Info)
  • Section Editor: Judith S. Currier, MD, MSc
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 7/9/18 (What's New)

Summary

  • Sexual concurrency has been found to be more common in black and Latino men than in white men, and in black women compared with nonblack women[Adimora 2007; Adimora 2002]
  • Sexual concurrency in non-Hispanic black women has been associated with other high-risk sexual behavior and substance use[Adimora 2011]
  • Sexual debut typically occurs earlier in blacks and Latinos[Upchurch 1998; Warren 1998]

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