5154.0 HIV/AIDS Epidemiology

Wednesday, October 29, 2008: 12:30 PM
This important session will focus on trends in HIV and HIV risk behaviors in the United States. Presentations will include discussions of trends in HIV reports on death certificates, methods to estimate HIV/AIDS prevalence and the number of people with HIV/AIDS who are not in care. Other presentations will discuss trends in AIDS cases and the relationship between HIV risk behaviors and sexual violence.
Session Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participant (learner) will be able to: 1. Describe trends in diseases reported on US death certificates that mentioned HIV infection during 19962005 2. Describe method of adjusting for migration to accurately estimate total native and immigrant HIV/AIDS cases currently residing in Oregon 3. Identify increases in the percentage of AIDS cases diagnosed in rural areas of Georgia between the years 1986 and 2006 4. Identify the behavioral-specific measures of sexual violence associated with HIV risk behaviors 5. Describe the Workbook method approach to estimating HIV/AIDS prevalence.
Claudia Kozinetz, PhD, MPH

1:20 PM
Sexual violence and HIV risk behaviors among U.S. women: Is the type of sexual violence experience important?
Jamila K. Stockman, MPH, Jacquelyn Campbell, PhD, RN, FAAN and David Celentano, MHS, ScD
1:35 PM
Estimating HIV prevalence on the border in San Diego
Lorri Freitas, MPH, S. Samantha Tweeten, PhD, Michael Bursaw, MPH, Michele Ginsberg, MD and Thomas Stopka, MHS

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Organized by: Epidemiology
Endorsed by: HIV/AIDS, Socialist Caucus, School Health Education and Services, Women's Caucus

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