Factors influencing HIV/AIDS in women of color.

  title={Factors influencing HIV/AIDS in women of color.},
  author={Kathy Sanders-Phillips},
  journal={Public health reports},
  volume={117 Suppl 1},
OBJECTIVE The author reviews selected findings on the behavioral risk factors for exposure to HIV among women of color and the social, psychological, and cultural factors that may be related to these risks and to the use of condoms. The potential value of empowerment models of AIDS intervention for women of color is examined. OBSERVATIONS The most common routes of exposure to HIV for women of color are intravenously injected drug use and prostitution related to drug use. A woman's risk for… CONTINUE READING

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