4209.0 HIV/AIDS Research

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 12:30 PM
The purpose of this session is to provide results from studies assessing theory and risky sexual behavior as well as to describe the psychometric properties of scales developed to measure attitudes toward condom use.
Session Objectives: 1) Identify theory and their relationship to risky sexual behavior in African-Americans. 2) Describe the psychometric properties of an instrument designed for measuring attitudes toward condoms. 3) Describe the psychometric properties of an instrument designed to measure the fit and feel of condoms.
Sonya Satinsky, PhD, MPH

12:45 PM
A Psychometric Assessment of the Multi-Factor Attitude toward Condoms Scale (MFACS)
Ariane V. Hollub, PhD, CHES, OTR, Michael Reece, PhD, MPH, Debby Herbenick, PhD, MPH, Devon J. Hensel, PhD and Susan E. Middlestadt, PhD
1:00 PM
Condom use among urban youth across the high school years: The role of neighborhood characteristics
Jose A. Bauermeister, MPH, PhD, Marc Zimmerman, PhD and Cleopatra Caldwell, PhD
1:15 PM
Cross-cultural adaptations of a scale to assess condom fit and feel: An exploratory study among Spanish-speaking samples
Carlos E. Rodriguez-Diaz, MPHE, CHES, CCHP, Michael Reece, PhD, MPH, Brian Dodge, PhD and Debby Herbenick, PhD, MPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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