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Substance use patterns among women living with HIV compared with the general female population of Canada

TitleSubstance use patterns among women living with HIV compared with the general female population of Canada
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsShokoohi, M., Bauer G. R., Kaida A., Lacombe-Duncan A., Kazemi M., Gagnier B., de Pokomandy A., and Loutfy M.
JournalDrug and Alcohol Dependence
Volume191
Pages70 - 77
Keywordscanada, chiwos, general population, hiv, substance use, women
Abstract

{Background HIV infection and substance use synergistically impact health outcomes of people with HIV. In this study, we assessed the prevalence of substance use among women living with HIV (WLWH) and compared them with expected values from general data. Methods Cigarette smoking, frequency of alcohol consumption, last-month non-prescribed cannabis use (vs. last-year use), and last 3 months regular (=>once/week) and occasional (

URLhttps://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0376871618303909
DOI10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2018.06.026
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English