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Associations of Race/Ethnicity With HIV Prevalence and HIV-Related Behaviors Among Young Men Who Have Sex With Men in 7 Urban Centers in the United States
- N. Harawa, S. Greenland, +13 authors L. A. Valleroy
- Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes
- 15 April 2004
Abstract:Using data from a multisite venue-based survey of male subjects aged 15 to 22 years, we examined racial/ethnic differences in demographics, partner type, partner type-specific condom use,… Expand
The effect of partner characteristics on HIV infection among African American men who have sex with men in the Young Men's Survey, Los Angeles, 1999-2000.
- T. Bingham, N. Harawa, D. F. Johnson, G. Secura, D. MacKellar, L. Valleroy
- AIDS education and prevention : official…
- 1 February 2003
Previous studies have documented disparities in HIV prevalence by race among men who have sex with men (MSM), even after adjusting for traditional risk factors. In this analysis of data collected for… Expand
Sexual Behavior, Sexual Identity, and Substance Abuse Among Low-Income Bisexual and Non-Gay-Identifying African American Men Who Have Sex with Men
- N. Harawa, J. Williams, H. Ramamurthi, C. Manago, Sergio Avina, M. Jones
- Psychology, Medicine
- Archives of sexual behavior
- 11 June 2008
We examined the role of drug use and addiction in same-sex sexuality among non-gay-identifying African American men who have sex with men or with both men and women (MSM/MSMW). Between July 2005 and… Expand
The health effects of swimming in ocean water contaminated by storm drain runoff.
Waters adjacent to the County of Los Angeles (CA) receive untreated runoff from a series of storm drains year round. Many other coastal areas face a similar situation. To our knowledge, there has not… Expand
A new conceptualization of ethnicity for social epidemiologic and health equity research.
Although social stratification persists in the US, differentially influencing the well-being of ethnically defined groups, ethnicity concepts and their implications for health disparities remain… Expand
Incarceration, African Americans and HIV: advancing a research agenda.
Incarceration is a crisis among African Americans, and the prevalence of HIV/AIDS in incarcerated men and women is 3-5 times that of the general population. We explore the potential implications of… Expand
Risk factors for infection and colonization with community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the Los Angeles County jail: a case-control study.
- C. Maree, S. Eells, +6 authors L. Miller
- Clinical infectious diseases : an official…
- 1 December 2010
BACKGROUND Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections and outbreaks occur in correctional facilities, such as jails and prisons. Spread of these infections can… Expand
Diagnosis of primary HIV-1 infection. Los Angeles County Primary HIV Infection Recruitment Network.
BACKGROUND The optimal approach for diagnosing primary HIV-1 infection has not been defined. OBJECTIVE To determine the usefulness of symptoms and virologic tests for diagnosing primary HIV-1… Expand
Sex and Condom Use in a Large Jail Unit for Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) and Male-to-Female Transgenders
- N. Harawa, Nina T. Jeffery Sheba Mary Sweat, N. George, Nina T. Jeffery Sheba Mary Sylla
- Journal of health care for the poor and…
- 1 August 2010
Few data are available on factors contributing to sexual activity and condom use in custody settings, particularly among self-identified sexual minority prisoners. To address this gap, we undertook a… Expand
HIV Risk Behaviors among African American Women with at-Risk Male Partners
- K. Paxton, J. Williams, Sherica Bolden, Yesenia Guzman, N. Harawa
- Medicine, Psychology
- Journal of AIDS & clinical research
- 25 July 2013
Background HIV continues to impact African American women at alarming rates. Yet, few researchers have examined the relationship factors promoting unprotected sex within African American communities,… Expand