HOLLY C HAGAN
Affiliation: Public Health-Seattle and King County
- Volunteer bias in nonrandomized evaluations of the efficacy of needle-exchange programsH Hagan
Public Health Seattle and King County, WA 98104, USA
J Urban Health 77:103-12. 2000..To explore possible sources of bias, we examined characteristics associated with voluntarily beginning or ceasing to participate in the Seattle needle exchange...
- Changes in injection risk behavior associated with participation in the Seattle needle-exchange programH Hagan
Public Health Seattle King County, University of Washington, Department of Epidemiology, 98104, USA
J Urban Health 77:369-82. 2000..Greater awareness of the infection risk associated with these practices may help curb this type of equipment sharing and ultimately prevent disease transmission...
- Reduced injection frequency and increased entry and retention in drug treatment associated with needle-exchange participation in Seattle drug injectorsH Hagan
Public Health, Seattle King County, 106 Prefontaine Place South, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
J Subst Abuse Treat 19:247-52. 2000..We conclude that reduced drug use and increased drug treatment enrollment associated with needle exchange participation may have many public health benefits, including prevention of blood-borne viral transmission...
- Sharing of drug preparation equipment as a risk factor for hepatitis CH Hagan
Seattle King County Department of Public Health, 106 Prefontaine Place South, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
Am J Public Health 91:42-6. 2001..This study investigated the sharing of drug preparation equipment as a possible route of hepatitis C virus (HCV) transmission...