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Sex Transm Dis. 2019 Oct 22. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000001082. [Epub ahead of print]

Low awareness of and access to PrEP but high interest among heterosexual women in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Division of Infectious Disease, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.
Division of Infectious Diseases, MetroHealth Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH.
Center for Health Care Research and Policy, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH.


Women received <5% of all U.S. PrEP prescriptions in 2016. Among 351 heterosexual women surveyed in Cleveland, Ohio, 14.5% were aware of PrEP, 20.5% knew where to access PrEP, 75.9% were willing to try PrEP, and 50.9% expressed interest in more information.

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