Prevalence of HIV among MSM in Europe: comparison of self-reported diagnoses from a large scale internet survey and existing national estimates
Год выпуска: 2012
Язык документа: ENG
Country level comparisons of HIV prevalence among men having sex with men (MSM) is challenging
for a variety of reasons, including differences in the definition and measurement of the denominator group, recruitment strategies and the HIV detection methods. To assess their comparability, self-reported data on HIV diagnoses in a 2010 pan-European MSM internet survey (EMIS) were compared with pre-existing estimates of HIVprevalence in MSM from a variety of European countries.