Prevalence and Associated Factors of Unprotected Anal Intercourse
with Regular Male Sex Partners among HIV Negative Men Who Have Sex with Men in China: A Cross-Sectional Survey.
Internet-based partner selection and risk for unprotected anal intercourse
in sexual encounters among men who have sex with men: a meta-analysis of observational studies.
In view of the high biological risk associated with anal intercourse, unprotected anal intercourse
is a risky behaviour that has been implicated in HIV transmission while the use of condoms has been shown to provide protection against sexually transmitted infections.
Prior research has shown that unprotected anal intercourse
with regular partners is prevalent among MSM.
Our primary sexual risk outcomes were number of sex partners in the previous 60 days, frequency of unprotected intercourse in the previous 60 days, and unprotected anal intercourse
at last anal sex with a nonprimary partner.
The researchers aimed to figure the percentage of HIV-infected men who had unprotected anal intercourse
with three types of partners: (1) partners they knew had HIV infection, (2) partners whose HIV status they did not know (HIV-unknown partners), and (3) partners they knew did not have HIV infection.
As part of a wider qualitative study on unprotected anal intercourse
amongst homosexually active men with diagnosed HIV in England and Wales, 42 respondents were asked about their awareness of criminal prosecutions for the sexual transmission of HIV, and how (if at all) they had adapted their sexual behaviour as a result.
Unprotected anal intercourse
among MSM not only increases their risk of HIV transmission, but ultimately the risk of their female partners and children (through mother-to-child transmission).
This has "made it impossible for gay men to admit openly to having unprotected anal intercourse
even on occasion without ...
This scoring system measures high-risk behavior defined strictly as unprotected anal intercourse
. As such, only participants who engaged in unprotected anal sex will be deemed to be high-risk takers.
In addition, recent seroconversions among gay men often involve receptive unprotected anal intercourse
(UAI) with partners they knew to be HIV-positive at the time .
Of these 503 men, 48% reported having had unprotected anal intercourse
during the past 6 months .