New data from the ongoing Unlinked Anonymous Monitoring Survey of HIV and Viral Hepatitis among People Who Inject Drugs (PWID) have been published on the PHE website; the updated sets of tables present data for the period 2006 to 2016 inclusive . Data from 1990 to 2005 inclusive can be found in previous years’ data tables . In addition to data for the whole of England, Wales and Northern Ireland (the areas covered by this survey), the tables include data for each country and the regions of England.
This article presents an overview of the trends between 2006 and 2016 for HIV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C and risk behaviours from the main Unlinked Anonymous Monitoring Survey, which is targeted at people who inject psychoactive drugs, such as heroin, crack cocaine and amphetamines. Further data from this survey related to hepatitis C will be reported in the Hepatitis C in the UK: 2017 report , also published this month.
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