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Although sampling is a crucial component of research methodology, it has received little attention in intervention research with populations at risk for HIV infection. We review the challenges involved in sampling these populations for evaluating behavioral and social interventions. We assess the four strategies used for street and network sampling that(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study is to describe the implementation of the chronic care model for Latinos with diabetes. Additional interventions to enhance disease self-management were also implemented. Programmatic elements are described, data are reviewed to characterize the extent to which patients were engaged in various activities, and changes in(More)
This retrospective study assesses the efficacy of a mobile medical van in screening high risk individuals and identifying new cases of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in an urban setting from July 1996 through March 1997. High risk sex and drug use were common, while consistent condom use was rare. Relatively few patients were screened(More)
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