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HIV, sexual risk and ethnicity among gay and bisexual men in England: survey evidence for persisting health inequalities
  1. Ford Hickson1,
  2. G J Melendez-Torres2,
  3. David Reid1,
  4. Peter Weatherburn1
  1. 1 Sigma Research, Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
  2. 2 Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Ford Hickson, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK; ford.hickson{at}lshtm.ac.uk

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  • Handling editor Jackie A Cassell

  • Contributors FH conceived the paper, designed the analysis and wrote the first draft; FH, PW and DR designed and managed the survey; GMT advised on and ran the analysis; all authors contributed to the manuscript and agreed the final version. FH revised the manuscript.

  • Funding The Gay Men's Sex Survey 2014 was commissioned by Terrence Higgins Trust as part of the HIV Prevention England programme funded by Public Health England.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval Observational Research Ethics Committee of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM ethics reference number 7658).

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

  • Data sharing statement Data from the Gay Men's Sex Survey are available at a local authority level to HIV prevention commissioners and planners in England. Contact ford.hickson@lshtm.ac.uk.

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Footnotes

  • Handling editor Jackie A Cassell

  • Contributors FH conceived the paper, designed the analysis and wrote the first draft; FH, PW and DR designed and managed the survey; GMT advised on and ran the analysis; all authors contributed to the manuscript and agreed the final version. FH revised the manuscript.

  • Funding The Gay Men's Sex Survey 2014 was commissioned by Terrence Higgins Trust as part of the HIV Prevention England programme funded by Public Health England.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval Observational Research Ethics Committee of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM ethics reference number 7658).

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

  • Data sharing statement Data from the Gay Men's Sex Survey are available at a local authority level to HIV prevention commissioners and planners in England. Contact ford.hickson@lshtm.ac.uk.

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