Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
- Racial and ethnic changes in heroin injection in the United States: implications for the HIV/AIDS epidemicDita Broz
Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health, 1603 W Taylor Street M C 923, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 94:221-33. 2008..We examine trends in the demographic characteristics of heroin injection drug users (IDUs) that may impact future HIV rates...
- Lessons learned from Chicago's emergency response to mass evacuations caused by Hurricane KatrinaDita Broz
Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Am J Public Health 99:1496-504. 2009..We analyzed the response of the Chicago Department of Public Health with respect to its effectiveness in providing health care to Hurricane Katrina evacuees arriving in the city...
- Prevalence and correlates of former injection drug use among young noninjecting heroin users in ChicagoDita Broz
School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
Subst Use Misuse 45:2000-25. 2010..Targeted interventions are necessary to prevent transitions to injection and reduce transmission of HIV and viral hepatitis infections. The study's limitations are noted...