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Text Messaging to Improve Attendance at Post- Operative Clinic Visits after Adult Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention: A Randomized Controlled Trial
(Public Library of Science, 2012-09)
Background: Following male circumcision for HIV prevention, a high proportion of men fail to return for their scheduled seven-day post-operative visit. We evaluated the effect of short message service (SMS) text messages ...
Hydrometerological Variables Predict Fecal Indicator Bacteria Densities in Freshwater: Data-driven Methods for Variable Selection
(Springer Verlag, 2013-03)
Statistical models of microbial water quality inform risk management for water recreation. Current research focuses on resource-intensive, location-specific data collection and water quality modeling, but this approach may ...
Use this screening instrument to select participants most likely to benefit from peer education intervention (PEI).
Measuring Prevalence and Correlates of Concurrent Sexual Partnerships among Young Sexually Active Men in Kisumu, Kenya
(Springer Verlag, 2013-03)
Our objectives were to: 1) compare multiple measures of partnership concurrency, including the UNAIDS-recommended definition and 2) describe the prevalence and correlates of concurrent sexual partnerships among young ...
Efficacy of a Food Safety Comic Book on Knowledge and Self-Reported Behavior for Persons Living with AIDS
(Public Library of Science, 2013-10)
INTRODUCTION: Persons living with AIDS are highly vulnerable to foodborne enteric infections with the potential for substantial morbidity and mortality. Educational materials about foodborne enteric infections intended ...
Analytical Performance Issues Quantifying Response Time in Carbon Monoxide Monitors to Produce High-Resolution Measurements
(Taylor & Francis: STM, Behavioural Science and Public Health Titles, 2013-11-27)
Carbon monoxide (CO) is typically measured with electrochemical sensing cells: The drawing of air into the sensing cell, the chemical reaction and signal transmission results in a delay in the logging of the actual CO ...
Potential missed detection with screening mammography: does the quality of radiologist’s interpretation vary by patient socioeconomic advantage/disadvantage?
(Elsevier Masson, 2013-04)
PURPOSE: We examined whether quality of mammography interpretation as performed by the original reading radiologist varied by patient sociodemographic characteristics. METHODS: For 149 patients residing in Chicago and ...
The PrePex Device Is Unlikely to Achieve Cost-Savings Compared to the Forceps-Guided Method in Male Circumcision Programs in Sub-Saharan Africa
(Public Library of Science, 2013-01)
Background: Male circumcision (MC) reduces the risk of heterosexual HIV acquisition in men by approximately 60%. MC programs for HIV prevention are currently being scaled-up in fourteen countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The ...
Circumcision Status and Incident HSV-2 Infection, Genital Ulcer Disease, and HIV Infection
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2012-06)
Objective: We assessed the protective effect of medical male circumcision (MMC) against HIV, HSV-2, and GUD incidence. Design: 2784 men aged 18–24 years living in Kisumu, Kenya were randomly assigned to circumcision ...
The Effect of Medical Male Circumcision on Urogenital Mycoplasma genitalium among Men in Kisumu, Kenya
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2012-04)
Background: We determined the prevalence of urethral Mycoplasma genitalium (MG) infection and whether infection was associated with circumcision status, among men enrolled in the randomized trial of medical male circumcision ...