Arnulfo A. Muralles

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This study was designed to determine factors that influence female and male condom use among Central American women, applying the theory of planned behavior. A cross-sectional design was employed and a sample of 175 Central American women, 18–50 years old, was recruited from a community-based clinic in Los Angeles County. Participants in this study were(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of acculturation and psychosocial factors (self-esteem, social support, mastery, and self-efficacy of medication taking) on Latino adolescents' adherence (completion of treatment, percent of appointments kept, number of treatment weeks, and number of days missed medication in past week) to tuberculosis (TB) treatment. (More)
OBJECTIVE Better characterize and monitor adverse events following Dryvax vaccinia vaccination in civilian health care workers and other first responders. DESIGN Telephone interviews to ascertain adverse events experienced. RESULTS Eight hundred twenty-five vaccinees, including 44 in the comparison group, were interviewed. At 10 days, 71.4% reported(More)
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