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Police killings of Black people and rates of sexually transmitted infections: a cross-sectional analysis of 75 large US metropolitan areas, 2016
  1. Umedjon Ibragimov1,
  2. Stephanie Beane1,
  3. Samuel R Friedman2,
  4. Justin C Smith1,
  5. Barbara Tempalski2,
  6. Leslie Williams2,
  7. Adaora A Adimora3,4,
  8. Gina M Wingood5,
  9. Sarah McKetta6,
  10. Ronald D Stall7,
  11. Hannah LF Cooper1
  1. 1Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  2. 2National Development and Research Institutes, New York City, New York, USA
  3. 3Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
  4. 4Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
  5. 5Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York City, New York, USA
  6. 6Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York City, New York, United States
  7. 7Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences and Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Umedjon Ibragimov, Emory University School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA; umed.ibragimov{at}emory.edu

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  • Handling editor Alec Miners

  • Contributors UI conceptualised the study, contributed to the study methodology and led the writing. SB conducted the analyses and contributed to writing. SF conceptualised the study, reviewed and edited the manuscript; JCS, BT, LW and GW contributed to the study methodology, reviewed and edited the manuscript. AA, SM and RS reviewed and edited the manuscript. HLFC conceived the study, contributed to the study methodology, cowrote the manuscript and supervised the study.

  • Funding The following grants supported this project: National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health (DA037568; PIs: Cooper, Friedman and Stall); Center for AIDS Research at Emory University (P30AI050409; PI: Del Rio) and Center for Drug Use and HIV Research (P30 DA11041; PI Sherry Deren).

  • Disclaimer The findings and conclusions in this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

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

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Footnotes

  • Handling editor Alec Miners

  • Contributors UI conceptualised the study, contributed to the study methodology and led the writing. SB conducted the analyses and contributed to writing. SF conceptualised the study, reviewed and edited the manuscript; JCS, BT, LW and GW contributed to the study methodology, reviewed and edited the manuscript. AA, SM and RS reviewed and edited the manuscript. HLFC conceived the study, contributed to the study methodology, cowrote the manuscript and supervised the study.

  • Funding The following grants supported this project: National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health (DA037568; PIs: Cooper, Friedman and Stall); Center for AIDS Research at Emory University (P30AI050409; PI: Del Rio) and Center for Drug Use and HIV Research (P30 DA11041; PI Sherry Deren).

  • Disclaimer The findings and conclusions in this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

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

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