Travel, tourism, and HIV risk among older adults

Eric R. Wright

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    Abstract

    Although the importance of human mobility in the spread of infectious disease has been recognized for quite some time, surprisingly little attention has been given to older adults' travel-related HIV risk behavior. This essay discusses the importance of studying the role travel and tourism play in the spread of HIV infection in older adults, reviewing select research on travel/tourism and HIV risk and highlighting the theoretical and methodological challenges confronting researchers in this area.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)S233-S237
    JournalJournal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes
    Volume33
    Issue numberSUPPL. 2
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Jun 1 2003

    Keywords

    • HIV
    • Older adults
    • Tourism
    • Travel

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Virology
    • Immunology

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