Gay Community Periodic Survey: Sydney 2003

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Copyright: Copyright 2003, University of New South Wales
The Sydney Gay Community Periodic Survey is a cross-sectional survey of gay and homosexually active men recruited through a range of gay community sites in Sydney. Data were collected on types of sexual relationships and number of partners, anal and oral intercourse, unprotected anal intercourse, testing for HIV and other STIs, HIV serostatus, recreational drug use, as well as demographic characteristics such as sexual identity and age. Sample Population: 1854 gay and homosexually-active men from Sydney. Method of Data Collection: Self-completion. Participants were recruited through sites in the Sydney area as well as from gay social venues, gay sex-on-premises venues, sexual health clinics and Fair Day. Kind of Data: Survey. Sampling Procedures: Convenience sample. Time Dimensions: Repeated cross-sectional study.
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Centre for Social Research in Health, National Centre in HIV Social Research
National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Kirby Institute for infection and immunity in society
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Drug use
Sexual practices
Gay community
HIV status
Gay men
HIV testing
Sexual partners
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Sydney gay community periodic survey - NSW MINISTRY OF HEALTH-NGO GRANTS PROGRAM - NGO GRANTS PROGRAM - 98/7103