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Gay Community Periodic Survey: Perth 2014

Lee, E; Hull, P; Mao, L; Comfort, J; Chanmugam, M; Laing, S; Fragomeni, S; Prestage, G; Zablotska, I; De Wit, J; Holt, M

2014 ;DOI:10.4225/53/588ebc672eda1

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  • Title:
    Gay Community Periodic Survey: Perth 2014
  • Author/Creator/Curator: Lee, E; Hull, P; Mao, L; Comfort, J; Chanmugam, M; Laing, S; Fragomeni, S; Prestage, G; Zablotska, I; De Wit, J; Holt, M
  • Faculty and School: Arts and Social Sciences, Centre for Social Research in Health staff; Medicine, The Kirby Institute staff
  • Subjects: Gay men; HIV prevention; Perth, Western Australia; Behavioural surveillance
  • Resource type: Report
  • Type: Technical
  • Date: 2014
  • Publication details: 978-1-921493-62-1 (ISBN)
  • Publisher: Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW Australia; Sydney
  • Language: English
  • Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.4225/53/588ebc672eda1
  • Grants: Scheme - CONTRACT RESEARCH, Funding agency - DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (WA)
  • Commissioning body: Western Australian Department of Health
  • Permissions: This work can be used in accordance with the Creative Commons BY-NC-ND license.
    Please see additional information at https://library.unsw.edu.au/copyright/for-researchers-and-creators/unsworks

  • Description: The Perth Gay Community Periodic Survey is a cross-sectional survey of gay andhomosexually active men recruited at a range of gay community sites in Perth. Theproject is funded by the Western Australian Department of Health and supportedby the Western Australian Centre for Health Promotion Research and the WesternAustralian AIDS Council. The Centre for Social Research in Health coordinates thesurvey with support from The Kirby Institute.The major aim of the survey is to provide data on sexual, drug use and testingpractices related to the transmission of HIV and other sexually transmissible infections (STIs) among gay men. The most recent survey, the ninth in Perth, was conducted in February 2014, recruiting 681 men from gay social venues (e.g. bars), sex-on-premises venues, a sexual health clinic and Perth Pride Fair Day. The data presented in this report are based on last 5 surveys conducted between 2006 and 2014.

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