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In 2011, the sexual practice of 44% of men reported with HIV (and 41% of men reported with AIDS) was unknown. This is due to inadequate investigation and reporting of cases as well as unwillingness among men who engage in sex with other men to disclose their sexual practices. Of the total number of men reported with HIV, 4% (595) were identified as Bisexual and 3.5% (494) identified as Homosexual.

(JAMAICA HIV/AIDS EPIDEMIC UPDATE)

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    Among reported HIV cases on whom risk data are available, the main risk factors are multiple sex partners, history of STIs, crack/cocaine use, and sex with sex workers. ‘No high risk behaviour’ was reported for a significant proportion of HIV cases and this may represent persons who have one sex partner who was HIV infected by another partner

    (JAMAICA HIV/AIDS EPIDEMIC UPDATE)