African American adolescents and new media: associations with HIV/STI risk behavior and psychosocial variables.

@article{Whiteley2011AfricanAA,
  title={African American adolescents and new media: associations with HIV/STI risk behavior and psychosocial variables.},
  author={Laura Whiteley and Larry Brown and Rebecca R. Swenson and Daniel Romer and Ralph DiClemente and Laura E Salazar and Peter A. Vanable and Michael P Carey and Robert F. Valois},
  journal={Ethnicity & disease},
  year={2011},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={216-22}
}
OBJECTIVES Cell phones and online media are used frequently but we know little about their use among African American adolescents. This study examines the frequency of such use and its relationship to psychosocial variables and STI/HIV risk behavior. SETTING/PARTICIPANTS 1,518 African American, aged 13-18 years, from 2 Northeast US cities (Providence, RI; Syracuse, NY) and 2 Southeast US cities (Columbia, SC; Macon, GA), were assessed from 2008-2009. DESIGN Participants were assessed on… CONTINUE READING