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50 Years of ERIC
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Valdiserri, Ronald O.; Rodriguez, Fred; Holodniy, Mark – AIDS Education and Prevention, 2008
We evaluated the frequency of HIV testing across the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the largest provider of HIV care in the United States. An electronic survey was used to determine the volume and location of HIV screening, confirmatory testing, rapid testing and laboratory consent policies in VA medical centers between October 1, 2005, and…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Testing, Screening Tests, Incidence
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Spielberg, Freya; Kurth, Ann; Reidy, William; McKnight, Teka; Dikobe, Wame; Wilson, Charles – AIDS Education and Prevention, 2011
This article highlights findings from an evaluation that explored the impact of mobile versus clinic-based testing, rapid versus central-lab based testing, incentives for testing, and the use of a computer counseling program to guide counseling and automate evaluation in a mobile program reaching people of color at risk for HIV. The program's…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Counseling Services, Evaluation, Minority Groups
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Sutton, Madeline; Anthony, Monique-Nicole; Vila, Christie; McLellan-Lemal, Eleanor; Weidle, Paul J. – Journal of Rural Health, 2010
Context: Forty percent of AIDS cases are reported in the southern United States, the region with the largest proportion of HIV/AIDS cases from rural areas. Data are limited regarding provider perspectives of the accessibility and availability of HIV testing and treatment services in southern rural counties. Purpose: We surveyed providers in the…
Descriptors: Health Services, Testing, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Rural Areas
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Haynes, L. F.; Korte, J. E.; Holmes, B. E.; Gooden, L.; Matheson, T.; Feaster, D. J.; Leff, J. A.; Wilson, L.; Metsch, L. R.; Schackman, B. R. – Evaluation and Program Planning, 2011
The Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration has promoted HIV testing and counseling as an evidence-based practice. Nevertheless, adoption of HIV testing in substance abuse treatment programs has been slow. This article describes the experience of a substance abuse treatment agency where, following participation in a clinical trial,…
Descriptors: Evidence, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Health Services, Counseling Services
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Napper, Lucy E.; Branson, Catherine M.; Fisher, Dennis G.; Reynolds, Grace L.; Wood, Michelle M. – Journal of Drug Education, 2008
This study examined the validity of a single-item measure of HIV risk stage of change that HIV prevention contractors were required to collect by the California State Office of AIDS. The single-item measure was compared to the more conventional University of Rhode Island Change Assessment (URICA). Participants were members of Los Angeles…
Descriptors: Testing Programs, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Test Validity, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
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Caldeira, Kimberly M.; Singer, Barbara J.; O'Grady, Kevin E.; Vincent, Kathryn B.; Arria, Amelia M. – AIDS Education and Prevention, 2012
Prevalence and correlates of HIV testing were examined in a sample of 957 unmarried recent college students in the United States. Participants were asked about HIV testing, past-six-months sexual activities, lifetime treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STI), past-year health service utilization, and DSM-IV criteria for alcohol and other…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), College Students, Incidence, Correlation
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Wenzel, Suzanne L.; Rhoades, Harmony; Tucker, Joan S.; Golinelli, Daniela; Kennedy, David P.; Zhou, Annie; Ewing, Brett – AIDS Education and Prevention, 2012
HIV is a serious epidemic among homeless persons, where rates of infection are estimated to be three times higher than in the general population. HIV testing is an effective tool for reducing HIV transmission and for combating poor HIV/AIDS health outcomes that disproportionately affect homeless persons, however, little is known about the HIV…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Medical Services, Homeless People, Testing
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Dennison, Olivia; Wu, Qishan; Ickes, Melinda – Journal of American College Health, 2014
Objective: This study documents the prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing in a sample of college students and examines associated demographic and behavioral characteristics. Participants: College students aged 18 or older were randomly selected to participate in a health behavior survey at a southeastern university in September…
Descriptors: Incidence, Correlation, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Diagnostic Tests
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Takahashi, Lois M.; Kim, Anna J.; Sablan-Santos, Lola; Quitugua, Lourdes Flores; Lepule, Jonathan; Maguadog, Tony; Perez, Rose; Young, Steve; Young, Louise – AIDS Education and Prevention, 2011
This article presents an analysis of a 2008 community needs assessment survey of a convenience sample of 179 Pacific Islander respondents in southern California; the needs assessment focused on HIV knowledge, HIV testing behavior, and experience with intimate partner/relationship violence. Multivariate logistic regression results indicated that…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Community Needs, Family Violence, Needs Assessment
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Uhrig, Jennifer D.; Davis, Kevin C.; Rupert, Doug; Fraze, Jami – Health Education Journal, 2012
Objective: To examine whether there is an association between knowledge, attitudes and beliefs, reported intentions to get an HIV test, and reported HIV testing behaviour at a later date among a sample of African American women. Design: Secondary analysis of data collected from October 2007 through March 2008 for a randomized controlled experiment…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Testing, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Intention
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Parent, Mike C.; Torrey, Carrie; Michaels, Matthew S. – Journal of Counseling Psychology, 2012
Men who have sex with men (MSM) account for more than half of all new cases of HIV infection in the United States. Yet, many MSM are unaware of their HIV serostatus. Consistent with research indicating that gender role conformity impacts health behaviors, this study examined how masculine norms may influence HIV testing among MSM in the United…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Health Behavior, Social Behavior
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Trieu, Sang Leng; Marshak, Helen Hopp; Bratton, Sally I. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2013
Analyzed were the sexual and reproductive health behaviors of Asian Pacific Islander (API) California community college students who took the National College Health Assessment (NCHA) survey. This was done to identify characteristics related to sexual behavior and choice of birth control and examine the association between condom use and history…
Descriptors: College Students, Community Colleges, Asian American Students, Pacific Islanders
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Manirankunda, Lazare; Loos, Jasna; Debackaere, Pieterjan; Nostlinger, Christiana – AIDS Education and Prevention, 2012
This study identified physicians' HIV testing practices and their barriers toward implementing provider-initiated HIV testing and counseling (PITC) for Sub-Saharan African migrants (SAM) in Flanders, Belgium. In-depth interviews were conducted on a purposive sample of 20 physicians (ten GPs and ten internists). GPs performed mainly…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Physicians, Health Services
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Aronson, Ian David; Rajan, Sonali; Marsch, Lisa A.; Bania, Theodore C. – Health Education & Behavior, 2014
The current study examines predictors of HIV test acceptance among emergency department patients who received an educational video intervention designed to increase HIV testing. A total of 202 patients in the main treatment areas of a high-volume, urban hospital emergency department used inexpensive netbook computers to watch brief educational…
Descriptors: Patients, Screening Tests, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Predictor Variables
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Wallace, Scyatta A.; McLellan-Lemal, Eleanor; Harris, Muriel J.; Townsend, Tiffany G.; Miller, Kim S. – Health Education & Behavior, 2011
A qualitative study examined perceptions of HIV testing and strategies to enhance HIV testing among HIV-negative African American heterosexual young adults (ages 18-25 years). Twenty-six focus groups (13 male groups, 13 female groups) were conducted in two low-income communities (urban and rural). All sessions were audio-recorded and transcribed.…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Popular Culture, Low Income, Focus Groups
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