HIV-negative and HIV-positive men believed that they both are responsible for preventing HIV. Responsibility beliefs, however, did not always correspond with discussing HIV status or refraining from serodiscordant condomless anal sex. Discrepancies between individuals' HIV prevention responsibility beliefs and their sexual risk behaviors merit further examination, particularly in the preexposure prophylaxis era.
HIV-negative and HIV-positive men believed that they both have a responsibility for preventing HIV. Their sexual risk behavior, however, did not correspond with their prevention responsibility beliefs.
From the *University of California, San Francisco; and
†Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA
This work was supported by the National Institutes of Health (R01 MH077509; principal investigator: W. McFarland).
Conflict of Interest and Sources of Funding: None declared.
Correspondence: Hong-Ha M. Truong, PhD, MS, MPH, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 550 16th St, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94158. E-mail: Hong-Ha.Truong@ucsf.edu.
Received for publication September 12, 2017, and accepted January 15, 2018.