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Manirankunda, Lazare; Loos, Jasna; Alou, Therese Assebide; Colebunders, Robert; Nostlinger, Christiana – AIDS Education and Prevention, 2009
This study explored perceptions, needs, and barriers of sub-Saharan African migrants in relation to HIV voluntary counseling and testing (VCT). Using an inductive qualitative methodological approach, data were obtained from focus group discussions. Results showed that participants were in principle in favor of VCT. However, they indicated that…
Descriptors: Test Results, Health Promotion, Focus Groups, Testing
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Neri, Steven V.; Bradley, Elizabeth H.; Groce, Nora E. – AIDS Education and Prevention, 2007
We examined rates of HIV testing of persons with disabilities relative to HIV testing rates of people without disabilities in the United States. Using data from the 2002 NHIS we examined the association between self-reported disability and having ever been tested for HIV. Adults with disability were more likely than nondisabled adults to report…
Descriptors: Testing, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Incidence, Differences
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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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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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Grov, Christian; Stief, Matthew; Westmoreland, Drew A.; MacCrate, Caitlin; Mirzayi, Chloe; Nash, Denis – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
Internet-based recruitment can be effective in reaching large numbers of geographically diverse individuals. Geosocial sexual networking apps on smartphones have emerged as the modal way in which men who have sex with men (MSM) meet sex partners, and as venues for sexual health research. We report on the performance of three types of…
Descriptors: Recruitment, Social Media, Computer Oriented Programs, Telecommunications
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Titova, Svetlana – Research-publishing.net, 2015
One of the objectives of this paper is to investigate the pedagogical impact of both the mobile testing system PeLe (Norway, HiST) and the enquiry-based learning approach on language skills development in the context of mobile-assisted learning. The research aims to work out a methodological framework of PeLe implementation into the language…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Teaching Methods
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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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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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Mantell, J. E.; DiCarlo, A. L.; Remien, R. H.; Zerbe, A.; Morris, D.; Pitt, B.; Nkonyana, J. P.; Abrams, E. J.; El-Sadr, W. – Health Education Research, 2014
HIV testing has the potential to reduce HIV transmission by identifying and counseling individuals with HIV, reducing risk behaviors, linking persons with HIV to care and earlier treatment, and reducing perinatal transmission. In Lesotho, a high HIV prevalence country in which a large proportion of the population has never tested for HIV,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Screening Tests, Public Health, 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
Copen, Casey E.; Chandra, Anjani; Febo-Vazquez, Isaedmarie – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2015
In 2011, more than 1 million Americans aged 13 and over were living with HIV infection, and one in seven did not know their infection status. Routine, voluntary HIV testing is a recognized way to reduce HIV transmission. Using data from the 2011-2013 National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG), this report updates nationally representative estimates…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Diagnostic Tests, National Surveys, Trend Analysis
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Stewart, Jennifer M.; Hanlon, Alexandra; Brawner, Bridgette M. – Health Education & Behavior, 2017
Using data from the National Congregational Study, we examined predictors of having an HIV/AIDS program in predominately African American churches across the United States. We conducted regression analyses of Wave II data (N = 1,506) isolating the sample to churches with a predominately African American membership. The dependent variable asked…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Prevention, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Churches
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Rountree, Michele A.; Chen Lynn; Brown Adama; Pomeroy, Elizabeth C. – Health & Social Work, 2009
The purpose of this study is to report the HIV testing rates among white Americans, African Americans, and Hispanic Americans and to identify the frequency of use of HIV testing locations according to a variety of sociodemographic variables. Data for this study came from the 2005 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS). Participants in…
Descriptors: Racial Differences, Ethnicity, African Americans, Whites
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2011
The national Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) monitors priority health risk behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of death, disability, and social problems among youth and adults in the United States. The national YRBS is conducted every two years during the spring semester and provides data representative of 9th through 12th grade…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Social Problems, Private Schools, Incidence
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Dirisu, Osasuyi; Sekoni, Adekemi; Vu, Lung; Adebajo, Sylvia; Njab, Jean; Shoyemi, Elizabeth; Ogunsola, Sade; Tun, Waimar – Health Education Research, 2020
Men who have sex with men (MSM) are disproportionately affected by HIV in Nigeria. A key strategy in reducing transmission is to increase HIV testing uptake and linkage to treatment for those who test positive. HIV self-testing (HIVST) is an innovative strategy with the potential to increase uptake of HIV testing among key populations at higher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Screening Tests, Self Evaluation (Individuals)
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