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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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Boyer, Cherrie B.; Greenberg, Lauren; Korelitz, James; Harper, Gary W.; Stewart-Campbell, Rachel; Straub, Diane; Sanders, Renata; Reid, Lisa-Henry; Futterman, Donna; Lee, Sonia; Ellen, Jonathan M. – Youth & Society, 2019
Few studies have examined sexual partnerships and HIV risk in diverse samples of African American/Black and Hispanic/Latino adolescent and young adult men who have sex with men (YMSM), a group that have a high burden of HIV in the United States. A community-venue recruitment approach was used, which identified significant differences in HIV risk…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Risk, Homosexuality, Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Wang, Min Qi; Matthew, Resa F.; Chiu, Yu-Wen; Yan, Fang; Bellamy, Nikki D. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2007
Objectives: This study evaluated substance use and HIV risk profile using a latent model analysis based on ecological theory, inclusive of a risk and protective factor framework, in sexually active minority adults (N=1,056) who participated in a federally funded substance abuse and HIV prevention health initiative from 2002 to 2006. Methods: Data…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Risk, Profiles
Dempsey, Beth – Library Journal, 2007
In the summer of 2006, the New York City-based Spanish-language newspaper "La Prensa" ran a series of articles on the surprisingly stressful life of the young Latina in America. The series brought to light grim statistics uncovered in the academic community that had largely escaped the mainstream. Namely, young Latinas--ages 12-17--are more likely…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Suicide, Adolescents, Users (Information)
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Gurman, Tilly; Borzekowski, Dina L.G. – Journal of American College Health, 2004
Recent reports indicate that Latinos, the largest racial/ethnic minority group in the United States, are disproportionately affected by HIV and AIDS. College health professionals, therefore, should understand current sexual behaviors and risk factors among Latino youth. The authors assessed students' condom use at their most recent sexual…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, College Students, Sexuality, Risk
Randall-David, Elizabeth – 1994
This manual is designed to aid health care practitioners in providing culturally appropriate HIV/AIDS (Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) education, counseling, and care. Cultural competency is defined as the ability to work effectively with culturally diverse clients and communities because the individual agency or…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adults, American Indians, Asian Americans
Padilla, Amado M., Ed. – 1995
This book provides students, researchers, and practitioners with access to major theoretical and empirical issues in the field of Hispanic psychology. The book is divided into six parts: acculturation and adaptation, ethnic identity and behavior, clinical research and services, health and AIDS research, gender studies research, and education and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Acculturation, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adolescents
Ottenritter, Nan – American Association of Community Colleges (NJ1), 2002
The national Bridges to Healthy Communities project of the American Association of Community College's (AACC) helps provide education and information programs to prevent HIV infection and other serious health problems in youth and students. In 1996 and 2000, AACC conducted national surveys concerning administration and leadership, curricular and…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Health Services, Stress Management, Disease Control
Quackenbush, Marcia, Ed.; And Others – 1988
This book on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) education was developed by national and international experts to aid educators, professionals, parents, and youth leaders in developing and implementing AIDS education programs. Included are: (1) "Living with AIDS" (Jack Martin Balcer); (2) "The AIDS Epidemic: Problems in Limiting Its Impact"…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adolescents, Children, Elementary Secondary Education