Sex Health 2013 Nov;10(5):456-9
The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia.
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Sex Transm Dis 2013 Oct;40(10):819-21
From the *The Kirby Institute, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; †Sydney Sexual Health Centre, Sydney Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; ‡Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; §School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; ¶RPA Sexual Health Service, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; ∥Central Clinical School, Sydney University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; **Clinic 34, Darwin, NT, Australia; and ††Centre for Population Health, Burnett Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Data from a network of 35 Australian sexual health clinics, in geographically diverse locations, showed that the number and proportion of patients from priority populations (ie, young people, men who have sex with men, indigenous people, and female sex workers) increased significantly between 2004 and 2011. Read More
Sex Health 2006 Sep;3(3):163-7
National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia.
Objectives: To determine any differences in HIV-risk and drug-use behaviour among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander gay men and other gay men in Australia.
Methods: The Gay Community Periodic Survey is a repeated cross-sectional prevalence study of the sexual and drug use behaviours of Australian gay men conducted since 1996. Responses from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) gay men were compared with those from non-ATSI gay men for the years 2000-2004. Read More
Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 2006 Jun;13(3):438-43
The University of Melbourne, Department of Medicine, St Vincent's Hospital, Victoria, Australia.
Background: Reliable, large-scale, population-based data on blood pressure for Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations are limited. This present study aims to describe the blood pressure levels and to explore the clinical risk factors for hypertension among Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Design: A cross-sectional population survey was conducted in isolated communities in northern and central Australia. Read More
Sex Health 2012 Nov;9(5):466-71
Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.
Background: We aimed to describe the characteristics of sexual health clinic (SHC) attendance and sexually transmissible infection (STI) diagnoses during the Rugby World Cup (RWC) in New Zealand in 2011.
Methods: SHC attendance and STI diagnoses around the time of the RWC were compared with the 5 preceding years. A cross-sectional survey conducted at SHCs in four New Zealand cities collected information from attendees having RWC-related sex. Read More