No local data are available on sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV by ethnicity in young adults. Nationally, we know that there are higher levels of reported risk among Black Caribbean and Black African adults (of all ages), and lower levels of risk among Asian adults. 2

References

  1. K. A. Fenton, C. H. Mercer, S. McManus, B. Erens, K. Wellings, W. Macdowall, C. L. Byron, A. J. Copas, K. Nanchahal, J. Field and A. M. Johnson, “Ethnic variations in sexual behaviour in Great Britain and risk of sexually transmitted infections: a probability survey,” Lancet, vol. 365, no. 9466, pp. 1246-55, 2005.
  2. K. A. Fenton, C. H. Mercer, S. McManus, B. Erens, K. Wellings, W. Macdowall, C. L. Byron, A. J. Copas, K. Nanchahal, J. Field and A. M. Johnson, “Ethnic variations in sexual behaviour in Great Britain and risk of sexually transmitted infections: a probability survey,” Lancet, vol. 365, no. 9466, pp. 1246-55, 2005.