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Lessons learned from a hepatitis C testing, case management and linkage to care program for persons who inject drugs from metropolitan Chicago
The Chicago Hepatitis C (HCV) Testing, Case Management and Linkage to Care Program (HepCLink) provided HCV testing, case management and linkage to medical care for persons who inject drugs (PWID) in metropolitan Chicago, ...
Sexual Risk Behavior Associated with Transition to Injection Among Young Non-injecting Heroin Users
(Springer Verlag, 2013-09)
The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of transitioning from non-injection heroin use to injection drug use on sexual risk behavior. Non-injecting heroin users age 16-30 were enrolled from 2002 to 2005, and ...
Use this screening instrument to select participants most likely to benefit from peer education intervention (PEI).
Peer-education Intervention to Reduce Injection Risk Behaviors Benefits High-Risk Young Injection Drug Users: A Latent Transition Analysis of the CIDUS 3/DUIT Study
(Springer Verlag, 2013-07)
We analyzed data from a large randomized HIV/HCV prevention intervention trial with young injection drug users (IDUs) conducted in five U.S. cities. The trial compared a peer education intervention (PEI) with a time-matched, ...
Latent classes of sexual risk behavior and engagement in outreach, intervention and prevention services among women who inject drugs across 20 U.S. cities
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2018-11-01)
Background. Monitoring the effects of HIV prevention efforts among persons who inject drugs (PWID) is key to informing prevention programs and policy. Methods. Data for this study came from the 2012 National HIV ...
Feasibility of ecological momentary assessment to study mood and risk behavior among young people who inject drugs
AIMS: To test the acceptability and feasibility of ecological momentary assessment (EMA) of mood and injection risk behavior among young people who inject drugs (PWID), using mobile phones. METHODS: Participants were ...
Injection-Related Risk Behavior and Engagement in Outreach, Intervention and Prevention Services Across 20 US Cities
BACKGROUND: Monitoring the effects of HIV prevention efforts on risk behaviors among persons who inject drugs is a key to inform prevention programs and policy. METHODS: Using data from the 2012 National HIV Behavioral ...