Reducing HIV risk-associated sexual behavior among African American adolescents: testing the generality of intervention effects.

@article{Jemmott1999ReducingHR,
  title={Reducing HIV risk-associated sexual behavior among African American adolescents: testing the generality of intervention effects.},
  author={John B. Jemmott and Loretta Sweet Jemmott and Geoffrey T. Fong and K Mccaffree},
  journal={American journal of community psychology},
  year={1999},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={161-87}
}
This randomized controlled trial tested the effects of a theory-based culture-sensitive HIV risk-reduction intervention among 496 inner-city African American adolescents (mean age = 13 years) and examined the generality of its effects as a function of the facilitator's race and gender and the gender composition of the intervention group. Adolescents who received the HIV risk-reduction intervention expressed more favorable behavioral beliefs about condoms, greater self-efficacy, and stronger… CONTINUE READING