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Validation of models
- M. Katz
- Computer Science
Which statistical techniques can be used to validate simulation models, depending on which real-life data are available, are shown.
HIV prevalence, risk behaviors, health care use, and mental health status of transgender persons: implications for public health intervention.
- K. Clements-Nolle, R. Marx, R. Guzmán, M. Katz
- Medicine, PsychologyAmerican journal of public health
- 1 June 2001
High HIV prevalence suggests an urgent need for risk reduction interventions for male-to-female transgender persons and recent contact with medical providers was observed, suggesting that medical providers could provide an important link to needed prevention, health, and social services.
HIV Prevalence and Associated Risks in Young Men Who Have Sex With Men
HIV prevalence among young MSM, particularly blacks, men of mixed race or ethnicity, Hispanics, and adolescents, was high, underscoring the need to evaluate and intensify prevention efforts for young MSM.
Multivariable analysis : a practical guide for clinicians and public health researchers
- M. Katz
- 1 March 2011
Now in its third edition, this highly successful text has been fully revised and updated with expanded sections on cutting-edge techniques including Poisson regression, negative binomial regression,…
Attempted Suicide Among Transgender Persons
Doctors, mental health, and social service providers should address depression, substance abuse, and forced sex in an attempt to reduce suicidal behaviors among transgender persons.
Volatile anaesthetics may be the main cause of early but not delayed postoperative vomiting: a randomized controlled trial of factorial design.
In patients at high risk for PONV, it would therefore make better sense to avoid inhalational anaesthesia rather than simply to add an antiemetic, which may still be needed to prevent or treat delayed vomiting.
Impact of highly active antiretroviral treatment on HIV seroincidence among men who have sex with men: San Francisco.
Any decrease in per contact risk of HIV transmission due to HAART use appears to have been counterbalanced or overwhelmed by increases in the number of unsafe sexual episodes.
Seroprevalence of HIV and risk behaviors among young homosexual and bisexual men. The San Francisco/Berkeley Young Men's Survey.
The prevalence of HIV infection is high among this young population of homosexual and bisexual men, particularly among young African-American men, and the high rates of HIV-related risk behaviors suggest a considerable risk for HIV transmission in this population.
Associations Between Substance Use and Sexual Risk Among Very Young Men Who Have Sex With Men
HIV prevention strategies for young MSM need to incorporate substance use risk reduction, and report of unprotected insertive anal intercourse at least once in the prior 6 months was associated with being under the influence of alcohol.
Effect of Case Management on Unmet Needs and Utilization of Medical Care and Medications among HIV-Infected Persons
The effect of case management on unmet need for supportive services and on utilization of medical care and medications in a longitudinal probability sample of HIV-infected adults drawn from medical providers in the contiguous United States is assessed.