1997-98 Urban Men’s Health Study (UMHS)
The Urban Mens Health Study (UMHS) is a telephone interview of a probability sample of men who have sex with men (MSMs) living in four cities - San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago. An MSM was defined as any male who reported same sex contact since age 14 or who self-identified as gay or bisexual.
The data set contains 855 variables and 2881 cases. Data were collected between November 1996 and February 1998 on the respondents sexual behaviors in the preceding 12 months, information on up to four (4) male or female partners, sexual development, anti-gay victimization, sexual coercion, access to medical care, sexual problems, depression, alcohol and drug use, STD assessment, HIV antibody test, attitudes about being HIV positive, and well-being.