3172.0: Monday, November 13, 2000: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM

Addressing health concerns affecting the African American Youth

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Presider(s):Claude-Alix Jacob
Jill Dingle, MPH
4:30 PMNeighborhood and family contexts of African American adolescent sexual behavior: Exploring risk and protective factors
Tracey Y. Lewis, MA
4:45 PMStudy of the Distribution and Factors Affecting Syphilis Epidemic among Inner-City Minorities of Baltimore, Maryland
Bassey Williams, PhD, Olugbemiga Ekundayo, MD, Tiffany McMillan, MS
5:00 PMPerceptions of overweight among African American high school students
Clifton C. Addison, PhD, Gail D. Hughes, DrPH, Robert J. Garrison, PhD, Michael E. Andrew, PhD, Joseph A. Cameron, PhD, Richard A. Johnson, MS
5:15 PMTelling It Like It Is: Separating Myth from Reality in HIV/AIDS Prevention Among African-American Youth
Joann T. Richardson, PhD, Phoebe Butler-Ajibade, MS
5:30 PMYoung men's health: a public health approach
John A. Rich, MD, MPH, Phyllis D. Sims, MS, May R. Yamate, MS, Lise Fried, MS
Sponsor:Black Caucus of Health Workers
Cosponsors:Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Epidemiology; Food and Nutrition; HIV/AIDS SPIG; Injury Control and Emergency Health Services; Social Work; Socialist Caucus

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA