Respondent-Driven Sampling in a Multi-Site Study of Black and Latino Men Who Have Sex with Men.

  title={Respondent-Driven Sampling in a Multi-Site Study of Black and Latino Men Who Have Sex with Men.},
  author={Christopher Murrill and Trista A. Bingham and Jennifer L. Lauby and Kai-lih Liu and Darrell P. Wheeler and Alex Carballo-Di{\'e}guez and Gary Marks and Gregorio A. Millett},
  journal={Journal of the National Medical Association},
  volume={108 1},
PURPOSE Respondent-driven sampling (RDS) was used to recruit four samples of Black and Latino men who have sex with men (MSM) in three metropolitan areas to measure HIV prevalence and sexual and drug use behaviors. We compared demographic and behavioral risk characteristics of participants across sites, assessed the extent to which the RDS statistical adjustment procedure provides estimates that differ from the crude results, and summarized our experiences using RDS. METHODS From June 2005 to… CONTINUE READING
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