Substance abuse and HIV risk behaviours in community health centres in Cape Town

OUTPUT TYPE: Research report- client
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2006
TITLE AUTHOR(S): C.L.Ward, J.R.Mertens, A.J.Flisher, G.F.Bresick, S.A.Sterling, F.Little, C.M.Weisner, L.Ammon
KEYWORDS: CAPE TOWN, HIV/AIDS PREVENTION, PUBLIC HEALTH, SUBSTANCE ABUSE
DEPARTMENT: Human and Social Development (HSD)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 3842

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Abstract

In this study, we examined prevalence of hazardous use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, and of HIV risk behaviours, among demographic sub-groups, in a large, representative sample of patients using the primary care service of the public health system in Cape Town, South Africa.