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ERIC Number: EJ922834
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Apr
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0899-9546
Targeted Expansion Project for Outreach and Treatment for Substance Abuse and HIV Risk Behaviors in Asian and Pacific Islander Communities
Nemoto, Tooru; Iwamoto, Mariko; Kamitani, Emiko; Morris, Anne; Sakata, Maria
AIDS Education and Prevention, v23 n2 p175-191 Apr 2011
Access to culturally competent HIV/AIDS and substance abuse treatment and prevention services is limited for Asian and Pacific Islanders (APIs). Based on the intake data for a community outreach project in the San Francisco Bay Area (N = 1,349), HIV risk behaviors were described among the targeted API risk groups. The self-reported HIV prevalence was 6% among MSM. Inconsistent condom use for vaginal sex with casual partners in the past 6 months was reported among substance users (43%) and incarcerated participants (60%), whereas 26% of men who have sex with men reported inconsistent condom use for anal sex with casual partners. Overall, 56% and 29% had engaged in sex with casual partners under the influence of alcohol and drugs in the past 6 months, respectively. Although API organizations in the Bay Area have spearheaded HIV prevention, future programs must address substance use issues in relation to sexual risk behaviors, specific to API risk groups.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: California