Negative social impacts among volunteers in an HIV vaccine efficacy trial.

  title={Negative social impacts among volunteers in an HIV vaccine efficacy trial.},
  author={Jonathan D. Fuchs and Marcus Durham and Eleanor McLellan-Lemal and Eric Vittinghoff and Grant Nash Colfax and Marc Gurwith and Susan P Buchbinder},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  volume={46 3},
OBJECTIVE Describe the negative social impacts (NSIs) and their predictors in an HIV vaccine efficacy trial. METHODS Volunteers in the North American phase 3 trial of AIDSVAX B/B vaccine were questioned semiannually about NSIs. Multivariable logistic models identified independent predictors of NSI reporting. RESULTS Of 5417 volunteers (94% male), 18% reported at least 1 NSI. Most events occurred early during trial participation and involved concerns by family and friends that the volunteer… CONTINUE READING

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