AIDS, the second decade by Heather G. Miller, etc., C.F. Turner, L.E. Moses

By Heather G. Miller, etc., C.F. Turner, L.E. Moses

Expanding at the 1989 nationwide examine Council quantity AIDS, Sexual habit, and Intravenous Drug Use, this e-book reviews on altering styles within the distribution of circumstances and the result of intervention efforts below manner. It specializes in very important subpopulations which are changing into progressively more in danger: children and ladies. The committee additionally reports thoughts to guard blood offers and to enhance the standard of surveys utilized in AIDS research.
AIDS: the second one Decade updates tendencies in AIDS situations and HIV an infection one of the gay neighborhood, intravenous drug clients, ladies, minorities, and different teams; provides an outline of quite a lot of behavioral intervention suggestions directed at particular teams; discusses discrimination opposed to individuals with AIDS and HIV an infection; and provides on hand facts at the share of children undertaking the behaviors which can transmit the virus and on lady prostitutes and HIV infection.

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AIDS, the second decade

Increasing at the 1989 nationwide study Council quantity AIDS, Sexual habit, and Intravenous Drug Use, this e-book studies on altering styles within the distribution of instances and the result of intervention efforts below approach. It specializes in vital subpopulations which are changing into a growing number of in danger: teenagers and girls.

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Under these conditions, it is possible to achieve response rates for small subsets of sex-related items that are similar to the rates achieved by well-conducted surveys that do not inquire about sensitive personal behaviors. The collection of survey data through telephone interviews has become an increasingly popular alternative to face-to-face interviewing (telephone interviews are less expensive and easier to conduct as a result of developments in sampling and interviewing technology). Experience with surveys of sexual behavior conducted by phone is too limited, however, to determine the levels of participation that can be achieved in such surveys and whether the somewhat lower response rates in the few available cases are a generic feature of telephone surveys or simply the result of early and somewhat idiosyncratic first attempts.

Therefore, the committee recommends that the agencies of the Public Health Service encourage and strengthen behavioral science research aimed at understanding the transmission of HIV in various black and Hispanic subpopulations, including men who have sex with men, drug users and their sexual partners, and youth. The committee further recommends that the PHS develop plans for appropriate interventions targeted toward these groups and support the implementation of intervention strategies (together with appropriate evaluation components) in both demonstration projects and larger scale efforts.

Please use the print version of this publication as the authoritative version for attribution. SUMMARY 34 other indicators of these behaviors that do not rely on respondent reports. Furthermore, the committee recommends that, where appropriate, researchers embed experimental studies within behavioral surveys on HIV transmission to assess the effects of key aspects of the survey measurement process. Although it is impossible to provide firm guarantees as to the beneficial effects of any particular tactic, the committee believes that there is strong presumptive evidence to indicate that a considerably larger investment of resources needs to be made in exploratory work prior to the fielding of major survey investigations.

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