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Rectal Douching Prevalence and Practices Among Peruvian Men Who have Sex with Men and Transwomen: Implications for Rectal Microbicides

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dc.contributor.author Galea, Jerome-T.
dc.contributor.author Kinsler, Janni-J.
dc.contributor.author McLean, Sarah
dc.contributor.author Calvo, Gino
dc.contributor.author Sanchez, Hugo
dc.contributor.author Leon, Segundo-R.
dc.contributor.author Brown, Brandon
dc.date.accessioned 2019-02-06T14:45:13Z
dc.date.available 2019-02-06T14:45:13Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12866/5064
dc.description.abstract Peruvian men who have sex with men (MSM) and transwomen (TW) could benefit from a rectal microbicide (RM) formulated as a rectal douche to prevent HIV infection. However, little is known about rectal douching practices among Peruvian MSM and TW, information necessary to inform RM douche development and future uptake. Using a self-administered interview, we examined the prevalence of and factors associated with rectal douching among a convenience sample of 415 Peruvian MSM and 68 TW. In the previous 6 months, 18 % of participants reported rectal douching using pre-filled commercial kits or plastic bottles or enema bags filled with water, water/soap or saltwater. Multivariate logistic analysis found that "equally insertive and receptive" or "exclusively/mainly receptive" sex roles were associated with douche use. Rectal douching among Peruvian MSM and TW is similar to reports from other studies and supports the potential uptake of a douche-formulated RM in these populations. en_US
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Springer
dc.relation.ispartof urn:issn:1573-3254
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/restrictedAccess
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/deed.es
dc.subject Enema en_US
dc.subject HIV en_US
dc.subject Homosexuality, Male/ethnology/statistics & numerical data en_US
dc.subject Microbicide en_US
dc.subject MSM en_US
dc.subject Rectal douche en_US
dc.subject Transgender Persons/statistics & numerical data en_US
dc.subject Transwomen en_US
dc.subject Adult en_US
dc.subject Anti-Infective Agents/administration & dosage en_US
dc.subject Female en_US
dc.subject HIV Infections/prevention & control en_US
dc.subject Humans en_US
dc.subject Male en_US
dc.subject Peru en_US
dc.subject Prevalence en_US
dc.subject Sexual and Gender Minorities/statistics & numerical data en_US
dc.subject Therapeutic Irrigation/statistics & numerical data en_US
dc.subject Young Adult en_US
dc.title Rectal Douching Prevalence and Practices Among Peruvian Men Who have Sex with Men and Transwomen: Implications for Rectal Microbicides en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-015-1221-9
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.02.00 es_PE


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