Perinatal depression: prevalence, screening accuracy, and screening outcomes.
- B. Gaynes, N. Gavin, W. Miller
- Psychology, MedicineEvidence report/technology assessment
- 1 February 2005
Although many screening instruments have been developed or modified to detect major and minor depression in pregnant and newly delivered women, the evidence on their screening accuracy relative to a reference standard has yet to be systematically reviewed and assessed.
Prevalence of chlamydial and gonococcal infections among young adults in the United States.
The prevalence of chlamydial infection is high among young adults in the United States, and by age, self-reported race/ethnicity, and geographic region of current residence, substantial racial/ethnic disparities are present.
Detection of acute infections during HIV testing in North Carolina.
The addition of nucleic acid amplification testing to an HIV testing algorithm significantly increases the identification of cases of infection without impairing the performance of diagnostic testing.
Sexual and drug behavior patterns and HIV and STD racial disparities: the need for new directions.
- D. Hallfors, B. Iritani, W. Miller, Daniel J. Bauer
- Psychology, MedicineAmerican Journal of Public Health
White young adults in the United States are at elevated STD and HIV risk when they engage in high-risk behaviors, however, Black young adults are at high risk even when their behaviors are normative, indicating the need for population-level interventions.
Young age at first sexual intercourse and sexually transmitted infections in adolescents and young adults.
- Christine E Kaestle, C. Halpern, W. Miller, C. Ford
- Medicine, PsychologyAmerican Journal of Epidemiology
- 15 April 2005
Earlier initiation of sexual intercourse is strongly associated with STIs for older adolescents but not for young adults over age 23 years, although variation by current age, sex, race, and ethnicity is examined.
Validity of the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 to screen for depression in a high-HIV burden primary healthcare clinic in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Parent opinion of sexuality education in a state with mandated abstinence education: does policy match parental preference?
HIV Partner Notification Is Effective and Feasible in Sub-Saharan Africa: Opportunities for HIV Treatment and Prevention
This study provides the first evidence of the effectiveness of partner notification in sub-Saharan Africa and shows active partner notification was feasible, acceptable, and effective among sexually transmitted infections clinic patients.
Mapping health data: improved privacy protection with donut method geomasking.
- K. H. Hampton, Molly K Fitch, W. Miller
- Computer ScienceAmerican Journal of Epidemiology
- 1 November 2010
Results show that the donut method provides a consistently higher level of privacy protection with a minimal decrease in cluster detection performance, especially in areas where the risk to individual geoprivacy is greatest.
Early coital debut and associated HIV risk factors among young women and men in South Africa.
- A. Pettifor, Katie O'brien, C. MacPhail, W. Miller, H. Rees
- Psychology, MedicineInternational Perspectives on Sexual and…
- 1 June 2009
Early coital debut is associated with factors that may increase a young person's risk for HIV infection, such as forced sex and having older partners.