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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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Kteily-Hawa, Roula; Hari, Shriya; Wong, Josephine Pui-Hing; Chikermane, Vijaya; Chambers, Lori A.; Vahabi, Mandana – Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 2021
This paper recounts the development and implementation of the "Peer Leader Training Manual" for the Story-Sharing for Sexual Health Research (SSSH) Study conducted in Toronto, Canada. In the disciplinary integration of health and adult education, the community-engaged health research reported here reflects the successful partnership of a…
Descriptors: Guides, Leaders, Training, Adult Education
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Nemoto, Tooru; Iwamoto, Mariko; Kamitani, Emiko; Morris, Anne; Sakata, Maria – AIDS Education and Prevention, 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…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Substance Abuse, Pacific Islanders, Outreach Programs
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Takahashi, Lois M.; Magalong, Michelle G.; DeBell, Paula; Fasudhani, Angela – AIDS Education and Prevention, 2006
Though AIDS case rates among Asian Pacific Islander Americans (APIs) in the United States remain relatively low, the number has been steadily increasing. Scholars, policy makers, and service providers still know little about how confident APIs are in carrying out different HIV risk reduction strategies. This article addresses this gap by…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, At Risk Persons, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Youth
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Zaidi, Irum F.; Crepaz, Nicole; Song, Ruiguang; Wan, Choi K.; Lin, Lillian S.; Hu, Dale J.; Sy, Francisco S. – AIDS Education and Prevention, 2005
Although the percentage of overall AIDS diagnoses remains low among Asian and Pacific Islanders (APIs) in the United States compared with other racial/ethnic groups, research on API risk behaviors and health status suggest that the low number of AIDS cases may not provide a full picture of the epidemic and issues faced by this understudied and…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Pacific Islanders, Prevention, Health Promotion
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Han, Chong-suk – Health & Social Work, 2009
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, men who have sex with men account for the largest proportion of cumulative AIDS cases among Asian Pacific Islanders. Yet little is known about the factors that need to be addressed in developing culturally competent intervention strategies for members of this group. This article explores…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Health Promotion, Pacific Islanders, Prevention
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Do, Tri D.; Chen, Sanny; McFarland, Willi; Secura, Gina M.; Behel, Stephanie K.; MacKellar, Duncan A.; Valleroy, Linda A.; Cho, Kyung-Hee – AIDS Education and Prevention, 2005
The HIV epidemic is rising in Asian and Pacific Islander men who have sex with men (API MSM), who are often first diagnosed with HIV at a late stage of disease. We investigated the HIV testing patterns, correlates of prior testing, and awareness of HIV infection of 495 API MSM aged 18-29 years recruited from venues in San Francisco, using…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Pacific Islanders, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Sexual Orientation
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Hahm, Hyeouk; Lee, Jieha; Zerden, Lisa; Ozonoff, Al; Amodeo, Maryann; Adkins, Chris – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2008
Data were obtained from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health to examine the longitudinal association between Asian and Pacific Islander (API) adolescents' perceptions of maternal approval of their sexual activity and contraception use, and four sexual outcomes during young adulthood. The study includes a nationally representative…
Descriptors: Pacific Islanders, Parent Participation, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Young Adults
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Lee, Sung-Jae; Rotheram-Borus, Mary Jane – Journal of School Health, 2009
Background: Asian/Pacific Islander (API) students have been stereotyped as the "model minority." The objective of this study was to examine the trends in health risk behaviors among API students who participated in the San Diego City Schools Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) between 1993 and 2005. Methods: High school students from the…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Pacific Americans, High School Students, Ethnic Stereotypes
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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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Calzada, Maria E.; Scariano, Stephen M. – Mathematics Teacher, 1999
The study of statistics can be enhanced by using real-world data and problems obtained from the Internet. Uses data on HIV infections in Asian and Pacific Islander females to teach both descriptive and inferential statistics. (ASK)
Descriptors: Internet, Mathematics Activities, Mathematics Instruction, Relevance (Education)
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Operario, Don; Nemoto, Tooru; Ng, Terence; Syed, Javid; Mazarei, Mazdak – AIDS Education and Prevention, 2005
This article describes the process of implementing a community collaborative HIV prevention intervention research project targeting Asian and Pacific Islander (API) men who have sex with men (MSM). This article traces the genesis of the project--which linked university researchers with an API-focused community based organization--starting from its…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Evaluation Research, Intervention, Health Promotion
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Do, Tri D.; Hudes, Esther S.; Proctor, Kristopher; Han, Chung-Sook; Choi, Kyung-Hee – AIDS Education and Prevention, 2006
We sought to determine the prevalence, trends, and correlates of recent HIV testing (within the past year) among young Asian and Pacific Islander men who have sex with men (API MSM) in two U.S. cities. We conducted serial, cross-sectional, interviewer-administered surveys of 908 API MSM aged 15-25 years, sampled from randomly selected…
Descriptors: Incidence, Pacific Islanders, Homosexuality, Males
Office of the Surgeon General (DHHS/PHS), Washington, DC. – 2002
This packet of materials is Phase 1 of a toolkit designed to enlighten education leaders about the need for HIV prevention for youth, especially in communities of color. One element of the toolkit is a VHS videotape that features a brief message from former Surgeon General, Dr. David Satcher. The toolkit also includes a copy of a letter sent to…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adolescents, Alaska Natives, American Indians
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Wong, Josephine Pui-Hing; Kteily-Hawa, Roula; Chambers, Lori A.; Hari, Shriya; Vijaya, Chikermane; Suruthi, Ragulan; Islam, Shazia; Vahabi, Mandana – Health Education Research, 2019
Story-based learning is well recognized as an effective strategy for adult health education. However, there is a scarcity of research on story-based health education among women in South Asian diasporic communities. To address this gap, we undertook a pilot study in Toronto to explore how South Asian women respond to the use of fact-based and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sexuality, Health Behavior, Asians
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