Whatever I got, you gonna get: HIV risk and perception of male condoms among incarcerated African American women in North Carolina
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Chronic disease management and prevention
Clinical medicine applied in public health
Diversity and culture
Social and behavioral sciences
Describe the context of the disproportionate burden of HIV prevalence among African American women in the US. Describe the multi-level influences on sexual behavior and condom use among incarcerated African American women at risk of HIV in North Carolina. Explain the intersection of individual and community-level factors that place this population at risk for HIV. Describe the challenges of identifying at-risk women in this population and potential HIV prevention strategies in this population.
Keyword(s): Incarceration, Condom Use
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: As a graduate research assistant, I helped to analyze the qualitative data for this study, and subsequently, worked closely with the PI to develop a quantitative instrument based on our findings. I am a doctoral candidate in Medical Anthropology and have conducted qualitative research on HIV/AIDS, treatment adherence, and chronic illness management.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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