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Prevalence of HIV among MSM in Europe: comparison of self-reported diagnoses from a large scale internet survey and existing national estimates

Ulrich Marcus1*, Ford Hickson2, Peter Weatherburn2, Axel J Schmidt2 and The EMIS Network

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1 Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Robert Koch Institute, P.O. Box 650261, Berlin, 13302, Germany

2 Sigma Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK

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BMC Public Health 2012, 12:978  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-978

Published: 14 November 2012

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Table S1. Country data on EMIS sample size, number ever tested for HIV, self-reported HIV prevalence, and proportion with reported UAI risk in the previous 12 months among those who have never tested for HIV. Sorting by increasing probability of underestimating prevalence in the EMIS sample by self-reported prevalence (based on proportion ever testing among respondents with UAI-risk in previous 12 months). (PDF 10 kb)

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