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The sexual behaviors of bisexually active men, defined as men having sex with a man and a woman in 6 months, were compared with men who had sex with men only. Differential sexual practices associated with HIV risk between the two groups of men, as well as in the bisexual men with their male and female partners, were evaluated. Cross-sectional analyses were performed on baseline data from a prospective cohort of young gay men recruited from bars, college campuses, and a health center in Boston from to The two groups had similar levels of unprotected anal intercourse Among this cohort of men who have sex with men MSMa sizable proportion also had vaginal sex with female partners in the 6 months.
Bisexually active men were more likely to have unprotected sex with their female partners compared with their male partners, potentially increasing the risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.
Behavioral interventions directed toward MSM need to address bisexual behaviors. PIP: Data were collected from gay men recruited from bars, 17 Boston area college campuses, and a health center in Boston during for use in a study comparing the sex behaviors of men who had sex with a man and a woman during the 6 months against men who had sex with only men.
Study participants were aged 18 to over 27 years, although Bisexual men were more likely to have drinking problems as identified by the Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test and fewer male partners over their lifetime. Bisexual men were 3 times more likely to have unprotected sex with a female partner as with their male partner. Stratified analysis revealed this same discordant behavior while sober, drinking, and drinking together with other drug use.
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