The role of public schools in HIV prevention: perspectives from African Americans in the rural South.

  title={The role of public schools in HIV prevention: perspectives from African Americans in the rural South.},
  author={Stacey W Lloyd and Yvonne Owens Ferguson and Giselle Corbie-Smith and Arlinda Ellison and Connie Blumenthal and Barbara J Council and Selena E Youmans and M. Rashith Muhammad and Mysha Wynn and Adaora A. Adimora and Aletha Yvette Akers},
  journal={AIDS education and prevention : official publication of the International Society for AIDS Education},
  volume={24 1},
Though African-American youth in the South are at high risk for HIV infection, abstinence until marriage education continues to be the only option in some public schools. Using community-based participatory research methods, we conducted 11 focus groups with African-American adults and youth in a rural community in North Carolina with high rates of HIV infection with marked racial disparities. Focus group discussions explored participant views on contributors to the elevated rates of HIV and… CONTINUE READING
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