Resource Category
Articles and Publications

Variation in HIV Transmission Behaviors Among People Who Use Drugs in Rural US Communities

Posted 8/25/2023 (updated 3/26/2024)

As HIV transmission via injection drugs are increasing, knowing the variation in which the the transmission occurs can be beneficial in treatment and intervention. Authors of the study look into the frequency and distribution of HIV transmission behaviors among people who use drugs in rural areas to possibly determine if interventions could be universally effective. Data collected in the study suggests that there are many variations in the transmission behaviors.