Rural-urban comparison of receipt of appropriate safe-sex preventive education, rates of HIV screenings, and HIV status for LGBT-identified patients
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Advocacy for health and health education
Diversity and culture
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Protection of the public in relation to communicable diseases including prevention or control
Public health or related education
Describe unique aspects of rural living that may make rural LGBT individuals less likely to seek routine HIV/STI screenings and received appropriate safe-sex education. Discuss rural-urban differences with regards to HIV screening behaviors, receiving preventive education from providers, and current HIV status.
Keyword(s): HIV/AIDS, Rural Populations
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a behavioral epidemiologist and Co-Executive Director of the Rural Health Research Institute within my University. I have been PI of several federally-funded projects focused on rural health issues and published several articles on HIV in sexual minorities.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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