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Cross-border drug injection relationships among injection drug users in Tijuana, Mexico

Cross-border drug injection relationships among injection drug users in Tijuana, Mexico,10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2010.08.009,Fuel and Energy Abstracts,Kar

Cross-border drug injection relationships among injection drug users in Tijuana, Mexico   (Citations: 1)
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BackgroundInternational borders are unique social and environmental contexts characterized by high levels of mobility. Among drug users, mobility increases risk for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in part through its effects on the social environment. However, the social dynamics of drug users living in border regions are understudied.
Journal: Fuel and Energy Abstracts , vol. 113, no. 2, pp. 236-241, 2011
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    • ...In a larger study of 1056 IDUs who resided in Tijuana in 2006‐2007, 78% had ever crossed into the United States and 58% had used drugs there [24]...
    • ...A recent study of IDUs living in Tijuana showed that 78% had ever crossed the border into the United States, but only 7% had done so in the last year [24]...
    • ...Almost half of Tijuana IDUs had injected with someone from the United States, though it is unknown whether those injection events occurred in the US or in Mexico [24]...

    Tyson Volkmannet al. Border Crossing to Inject Drugs in Mexico Among Injection Drug Users i...

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