No local data is available on STIs and HIV in young people specifically by sexual orientation or behaviour. In 2014, 44% of all new STI diagnoses in male Hackney residents where sexual orientation was known were for gay or bisexual men. 4 In 2015, 51% of Hackney residents and 83% of City residents with an HIV diagnosis (all ages) were men whose probable route of infection was sex with men. 5 6

References

  1. Public Health England, “Hackney Local Authority HIV, sexual and reproductive health epidemiology report (LASER): 2014”.
  2. Public Health England, “Hackney Local Authority HIV surveillance data tables,” 2015.
  3. Public Health England, “City of London Local Authority HIV surveillance data tables,” 2015.
  4. Public Health England, “Hackney Local Authority HIV, sexual and reproductive health epidemiology report (LASER): 2014”.
  5. Public Health England, “Hackney Local Authority HIV surveillance data tables,” 2015.
  6. Public Health England, “City of London Local Authority HIV surveillance data tables,” 2015.