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The use of mobile phone apps by Australian gay and bisexual men to meet sex partners: an analysis of sex-seeking repertoires and risks for HIV and STIs using behavioural surveillance data
  1. Peter Hull1,
  2. Limin Mao1,
  3. Garrett Prestage2,
  4. Iryna Zablotska2,
  5. John de Wit1,
  6. Martin Holt1
  1. 1Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW, Sydney, Australia
  2. 2Kirby Institute, UNSW, Sydney, Australia
  1. Correspondence to Peter Hull, Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia; p.hull{at}unsw.edu.au

Footnotes

  • Handling editor Jackie A Cassell

  • Contributors MH, PH, GP, IZ, JdW and LM contributed to the design of the Gay Community Periodic Surveys, including questionnaire construction, data collection, analysis and reporting. MH and PH had the idea for the analysis presented here and took primary responsibility for writing and revising the paper. PH undertook the statistical analysis, with inputs from MH, LM and JdW, and drafted the methods and results sections. All authors commented on drafts of the paper and agreed with the final version.

  • Funding The Centre for Social Research in Health and The Kirby Institute receive funding from the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing. The Gay Community Periodic Surveys are funded by the health departments from each participating state and territory.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval UNSW Human Research Ethics Committee.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • Handling editor Jackie A Cassell

  • Contributors MH, PH, GP, IZ, JdW and LM contributed to the design of the Gay Community Periodic Surveys, including questionnaire construction, data collection, analysis and reporting. MH and PH had the idea for the analysis presented here and took primary responsibility for writing and revising the paper. PH undertook the statistical analysis, with inputs from MH, LM and JdW, and drafted the methods and results sections. All authors commented on drafts of the paper and agreed with the final version.

  • Funding The Centre for Social Research in Health and The Kirby Institute receive funding from the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing. The Gay Community Periodic Surveys are funded by the health departments from each participating state and territory.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval UNSW Human Research Ethics Committee.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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