Cruising for sex on Craigslist personal ads resulted in a 15.9 percent increase in HIV infections after the website entered various U. markets, according to a recent study by the University of Minnesota published in MIS Quarterly.
The study estimates that the Craigslist effect boiled down to about 6,000 additional HIV cases a year between 19 in the 33 states studied and additional treatment costs of million to .3 million.
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