HIV/AIDS and the Differently-Abled

People who are Differently-abled have equal or greater exposure to all known risk factors for HIV infection.

Homosexuality and bisexuality appear to occur at the same rate among individuals who are differently-abled as among the non-disabled.

Individuals who are differently-abled are as likely as non-disabled persons to use drugs and alcohol.

People who are differently-abled are as likely as their non-disabled peers to be sexually active.



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