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  1. A randomized controlled trial of an HIV sexual risk-reduction intervention for young African-American women.

    Article - En anglais


    - To evaluate the efficacy of a community-based social skills human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention intervention to enhance consistent condom use.


    - A randomized, single-blind controlled trial.


    - Bayview-Hunter's Point neighborhood of San Francisco, Calif, a predominantly African-American community that is economically disadvantaged.


    - A sample of 128 sexually active, heterosexual, African-American women 18 through 29 years of age was recruited using street outreach techniques.

    Participants completed a structured baseline interview ; 100 women (78.1%) completed 3-month follow-up interviews.


    - Women randomized to the social skills intervention completed five sessions that emphasized ethnic and gender pride, HIV risk-reduction information, sexual self-control, sexual assertiveness and communication skills, proper condom use skills, and developing partner norms supportive of consistent condom use.

    Main Outcome Measures

    - Consistent condom use, HIV risk-reduction knowledge, sexual self-control, sexual assertiveness, sexual communication, and partner norms supportive of consistent condom use.

    Mots-clés Pascal : SIDA, Transmission homme homme, Maladie sexuellement transmissible, Essai thérapeutique contrôlé, Prévention, Femelle, Homme, Etats Unis, Virose, Infection, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Immunopathologie, Immunodéficit

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Transmission from man to man, Sexually transmitted disease, Controlled therapeutic trial, Prevention, Female, Human, United States, Viral disease, Infection, North America, America, Immunopathology, Immune deficiency

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 96-0003613

    Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 01/03/1996.