HIV-related sexual risk assessment among Asian/Pacific Islander American women: an inductive model.

@article{Chin1999HIVrelatedSR,
  title={HIV-related sexual risk assessment among Asian/Pacific Islander American women: an inductive model.},
  author={Dorothy Chin},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={49 2},
  pages={241-51}
}
Current HIV/AIDS rates among Asian/Pacific Islander (A/PI) women in the United States are disproportionately low (CDC, 1998). However, there is evidence to suggest that risk for HIV is present, based upon studies on risk behaviors and markers for risk as well as demographic factors that may facilitate transmission among this population. Because a particular threat to A/PI women is heterosexual transmission, which accounts for nearly half of all cases (CDC, 1998), prevention efforts should focus… CONTINUE READING

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