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Barriers and facilitators to testing, treatment entry, and engagement in care by HIV-positive women of color.
Women of color (WOC) are at increased risk of dying from HIV/AIDS, a disparity that may be partially explained by the care barriers they face. Based in a health care disparity model and theExpand
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Experiences with HIV testing, entry, and engagement in care by HIV-infected women of color, and the need for autonomy, competency, and relatedness.
Self-determination theory examines the needs of people adopting new behaviors but has not been applied to the adoption of HIV healthcare behaviors. The current study applied self-determination theoryExpand
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Unmet core needs for self-determination in HIV-infected women of color in medical care
ABSTRACT The levels of satisfaction of the core self-determination needs (relatedness, autonomy and competence) among HIV-infected women of color as well as the association between need fulfillmentExpand
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High acceptance rate of anal pap screening despite limited knowledge about anal dysplasia among HIV+ MSM
Background Anal cancer in the general population is more prevalent in women, but in most HIV populations, MSM have the highest risk. Data suggest that screening can prevent invasive carcinoma. Use ofExpand
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Health status of HIV-infected women entering care: baseline medical findings from the women of color initiative.
The WOC Initiative is a prospective study of 921 women of color (WOC) entering HIV care at nine (three rural, six urban) sites across the US. A baseline interview was performed that includedExpand
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HIV Standard of Care for ART Adherence and Retention in Care Among HIV Medical Care Providers Across Four CNICS Clinics in the US
AbstractDespite the issuance of evidence-based and evidence—informed guidelines to improve engagement in HIV care and adherence-related outcomes, few studies have assessed contemporary adherence orExpand
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Self-reported depression and social support are associated with egocentric network characteristics of HIV-infected women of color
Background We explore the social network characteristics associated with depressive symptoms and social support among HIV-infected women of color (WOC). Methods Network data were collected from 87Expand
A Web-Based Data Collection Platform for Multisite Randomized Behavioral Intervention Trials: Development, Key Software Features, and Results of a User Survey
Background Meticulous tracking of study data must begin early in the study recruitment phase and must account for regulatory compliance, minimize missing data, and provide high information integrityExpand