High-Risk HIV Behavior Declines in US

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Credit: Cynthia Goldsmith, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

High-Risk HIV Behavior Declines in US

Fewer people inِ the United States areِ engaging inِ behaviors thatِ put themِ atِ high risk ofِ acquiring HIV, a newِ report says.
About 10 percent ofِ men andِ 8 percent ofِ women surveyed inِ the United States reported takingِ part inِ sexual orِ drug-related behaviors inِ the lastِ year thatِ increased theirِ risk ofِ HIV infection, according toِ theِ report fromِ the Centers forِ Disease Control andِ Prevention.
These behaviors include havingِ fiveِ or moreِ sex partners inِ one year, havingِ male-to-male sex, havingِ sex inِ exchange forِ money orِ drugs, havingِ sex withِ someoneِ who hasِ HIV, injecting illicit drugs andِ being treated forِ a sexually transmitted disease.