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Wu, Zunyou; Rou, Keming; Xu, Chen; Lou, Wei; Detels, Roger – AIDS Education and Prevention, 2005
Premarital counseling is required for couples wishing to be married in China. The counseling primarily provides information about contraception. We evaluated adding premarital HIV/AIDS counseling and voluntary HIV testing to the standard counseling. The test was offered free to one group and at the standard cost to the other. The proportion of…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Contraception, Testing, Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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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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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
Harris, Cornelia A. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This research project examined the views and perceptions of healthcare provider staff regarding HIV testing and the implementation of HIV testing as a routine part of medical practice in a university student health center at a Historically Black College or University (HBCU). This study further explored whether healthcare provider staff promoted…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Health Personnel, School Health Services, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
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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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Rasberry, Catherine N.; Liddon, Nicole; Adkins, Susan Hocevar; Lesesne, Catherine A.; Hebert, Andrew; Kroupa, Elizabeth; Rose, India D.; Morris, Elana – Journal of School Nursing, 2017
This study examined predictors of having received HIV and sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing and having been referred by school staff for HIV/STD testing. In 2014, students in seven high schools completed paper-and-pencil questionnaires assessing demographic characteristics, sexual behavior, referrals for HIV/STD testing, and HIV/STD…
Descriptors: School Personnel, Statistical Analysis, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
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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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Valle, Maribel; Levy, Judith – Health Education & Behavior, 2009
Theorists posit that personal decisions to disclose being HIV positive are made based on the perceived consequences of that disclosure. This study examines the perceived costs and benefits of self-disclosure among African American injection drug users (IDUs). A total of 80 African American IDUs were interviewed in-depth subsequent to testing HIV…
Descriptors: Income, Diagnostic Tests, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Self Disclosure (Individuals)
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Kort, Daniel N.; Samsa, Gregory P.; McKellar, Mehri S. – Journal of American College Health, 2017
Objective: To investigate sexual orientation differences in college men's motivations for HIV testing. Participants: 665 male college students in the Southeastern United States from 2006 to 2014. Methods: Students completed a survey on HIV risk factors and testing motivations. Logistic regressions were conducted to determine the differences…
Descriptors: Sexual Orientation, College Students, Males, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
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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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