Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial of a Peer Mentor HIV/STI Prevention Intervention for Women Over an 18 Month Follow-Up

@article{DaveyRothwell2011ResultsOA,
  title={Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial of a Peer Mentor HIV/STI Prevention Intervention for Women Over an 18 Month Follow-Up},
  author={Melissa Ann Davey-Rothwell and Karin Tobin and Cui Yang and Christina J Sun and Carl A. Latkin},
  journal={AIDS and Behavior},
  year={2011},
  volume={15},
  pages={1654-1663}
}
Despite numerous behavioral interventions designed for women, rates of HIV and STIs are increasing. Interventions are needed that reach a large number of at-risk individuals. This study was a randomized clinical trial of a HIV/STI behavioral intervention conducted in Baltimore, MD, USA. Heterosexual women (n = 169) completed a baseline and three semiannual follow-up visits. Participants were randomized into a standard of care comparison condition or a Peer Mentor condition. At the 6-month… CONTINUE READING