Racial pride, self-efficacy, and condom use: Test of a conceptual model for the MILE Intervention for post-incarcerated African American men who have sex with men and women
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Diversity and culture
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Social and behavioral sciences
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Identify the constructs of the Critical Thinking and Cultural Affirmation Model and their application to the Men in Life Environments (MILE) HIV prevention intervention for post-incarcerated African American (MSMW). Test pathways between racial pride, self-efficacy, intentions, and condom use among post-incarcerated African American men who have sex with men and women (MSMW) using baseline data from the MILE Intervention. Describe the mode by which racial pride, self-efficacy, intentions, and condom use behaviors relate among our study population. Evaluate model fit of the MILE Intervention's conceptual model.
Keyword(s): HIV Interventions, African American
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have my MPH and am a current PhD student. I have worked in the realm of HIV for over 10 years. I have been a principal and co-investigator on multiple studies around HIV prevention, HIV care, and sexual health in racial, gender, and sexuality-based minority populations. I am interested in evaluating novel sexual health interventions and theoretical frameworks using quantitative methodologies.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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