• Risk factors for hepatitis C virus infection among homeless adults
    with A. M. Nyamathi, E. L. Dixon, W. Robbins, D. Wiley, B. Leake, D. Longshore, and L. Gelberg
    Objective: To describe the prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection in a sample of homeless and impoverished adults and examine risk factors for HCV infection in the overall sample and as a function of injection drug use. Design: Assays were conducted on stored sera. Sociodemographic characteristics and risky sexual activity were measured by content-specific items. Substance use was measured by a structured questionnaire. HCV antibodies were tested by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; a confir…Read more