Dominick Shattuck

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OBJECTIVES We examined the effect of a peer-delivered educational intervention, the Malawi Male Motivator intervention, on couples' contraceptive uptake. We based the intervention design on the information-motivation-behavioral skills (IMB) model. METHODS In 2008 we recruited 400 men from Malawi's Mangochi province who reported not using any method of(More)
BACKGROUND One of the concerns raised regarding the introduction of any new HIV-prevention measure, such as PrEP, is the potential for risk disinhibition or sexual risk compensation. The oral tenofovir HIV prevention trial has been the subject of international discussion in this regard. METHODS This article maps the changes in sexual risk behavior among(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the acceptability of a daily pill for prevention of HIV acquisition among 400 Ghanaian women in the oral tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) clinical trial. METHODS Structured questionnaires were conducted with women enrolled in the trial at enrollment and at each of the 12 monthly follow-up visits. Growth curve analysis was used to(More)
Research suggests that spousal communication and male involvement in decision making can positively influence family-planning use and continuation. However, few existing studies explore the dynamics of this communication and how they factor into family-planning decision making. Building upon a recent evaluation of a theory-based male-involvement(More)
This study aimed to estimate HIV incidence among women at higher HIV risk in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia using cross-sectional data. To refine the estimate, we sought to determine a local correction factor by estimating a false recent rate for the BED assay. The overall study had two parallel phases: cross-sectional incidence and BED false recent (BED FR). A(More)
Multiple concurrent partnerships are hypothesized to be important drivers of HIV transmission. Despite the demonstrated importance of relationship type (i.e., wife, girlfriend, casual partner, sex worker) on condom use, research on concurrency has not examined how different combinations of relationship types might affect condom use. We address this gap,(More)
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