Barriers to and facilitators of optimal functioning of respondent-driven sampling for recruitment of young men who have sex with men (YMSM) into HIV-related research

Lisa M. Kuhns, PhD, MPH1, Amy K. Johnson, MSW2, Brian Mustanski, PhD3 and Robert Garofalo, MD, MPH4
(1)Howard Brown Health Center, Chicago, IL, (2)Children's Memorial Hospital & Howard Brown Health Center, Chicago, IL, (3)Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, (4)Howard Brown Health Center/Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL