Correlates of Injection Drug Use Among Rural Appalachian Women
Limited research has focused on correlates of injection drug use (IDU) among high‐risk subgroups of drug users, particularly women, who may be at increased risk for transmission of infectious diseases such as HIV and Hepatitis C. The purpose of this study is to better understand the contextual and health correlates of IDU among women living in rural Appalachia by examining (1) differences between injectors and noninjectors, and (2) the unique correlates of recent IDU and past IDU.
Publisher URL: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/jrh.12256
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