S O Aral

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Drivers of STD/HIV epidemiology and the timing and targets of STD/HIV prevention
    Sevgi O Aral
    Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease, National Centers for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Mailstop E02, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 83:i1-4. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Coverage, context and targeted prevention: optimising our impact
    Sevgi O Aral
    Division of STD Prevention, The National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 89:336-40. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Sexually transmitted infections and HIV in the southern United States: an overview
    Sevgi O Aral
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:S1-5. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Temporal trends in sexual behaviors and sexually transmitted disease history among 18- to 39-year-old Seattle, Washington, residents: results of random digit-dial surveys
    Sevgi O Aral
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:710-7. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Modern day influences on sexual behavior
    Sevgi O Aral
    Division of STD Prevention, National Centers for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Mailstop E 02, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 19:297-309. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Social and behavioral determinants of sexually transmitted disease: scientific and technologic advances, demography, and the global political economy
    Sevgi O Aral
    Department of Science, Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:698-702. 2006
  7. pmc Sexually transmitted diseases in the USA: temporal trends
    Sevgi O Aral
    Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease, National Centers for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 83:257-66. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Non-monogamy: risk factor for STI transmission and acquisition and determinant of STI spread in populations
    Sevgi O Aral
    Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease, The National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 86:iii29-36. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Partner Concurrency and the STD/HIV Epidemic
    Sevgi O Aral
    Division of STD Prevention, The National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Mailstop E 02, Atlanta, GA, 30333, USA
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 12:134-9. 2010
  10. pmc Sex work in Tallinn, Estonia: the sociospatial penetration of sex work into society
    S O Aral
    Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease, National Centers for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Mailstop E02, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 82:348-53. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Drivers of STD/HIV epidemiology and the timing and targets of STD/HIV prevention
    Sevgi O Aral
    Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease, National Centers for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Mailstop E02, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 83:i1-4. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Coverage, context and targeted prevention: optimising our impact
    Sevgi O Aral
    Division of STD Prevention, The National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 89:336-40. 2013
    ..It is important to prioritise those who are most likely to transmit infection first...
  3. ncbi request reprint Sexually transmitted infections and HIV in the southern United States: an overview
    Sevgi O Aral
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:S1-5. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Temporal trends in sexual behaviors and sexually transmitted disease history among 18- to 39-year-old Seattle, Washington, residents: results of random digit-dial surveys
    Sevgi O Aral
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:710-7. 2005
    ..The objectives of this study were to describe sexual behaviors of Seattle residents in 2003-2004 and report changes since 1995...
  5. ncbi request reprint Modern day influences on sexual behavior
    Sevgi O Aral
    Division of STD Prevention, National Centers for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Mailstop E 02, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 19:297-309. 2005
    ..Changes in sexual norms, relationships, abuse, and mental health are better understood in the context of this broad political background...
  6. ncbi request reprint Social and behavioral determinants of sexually transmitted disease: scientific and technologic advances, demography, and the global political economy
    Sevgi O Aral
    Department of Science, Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:698-702. 2006
  7. pmc Sexually transmitted diseases in the USA: temporal trends
    Sevgi O Aral
    Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease, National Centers for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 83:257-66. 2007
    ..This paper reviews the temporal trends in sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and discusses the factors affecting the epidemiology of bacterial STDs...
  8. doi request reprint Non-monogamy: risk factor for STI transmission and acquisition and determinant of STI spread in populations
    Sevgi O Aral
    Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease, The National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 86:iii29-36. 2010
    ..This study describes the levels, distribution and correlates of non-monogamy, partners' non-monogamy and mutual non-monogamy among adult men and women in the USA...
  9. ncbi request reprint Partner Concurrency and the STD/HIV Epidemic
    Sevgi O Aral
    Division of STD Prevention, The National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Mailstop E 02, Atlanta, GA, 30333, USA
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 12:134-9. 2010
    ..The recommendations developed at this meeting include suggestions for a definition, indicators, and measures of concurrency...
  10. pmc Sex work in Tallinn, Estonia: the sociospatial penetration of sex work into society
    S O Aral
    Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease, National Centers for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Mailstop E02, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 82:348-53. 2006
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  11. pmc Determinants of STD epidemics: implications for phase appropriate intervention strategies
    S O Aral
    Division of STD Prevention, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 78:i3-13. 2002
    ..Globalised STD epidemics could pose a major challenge to local public health systems...
  12. ncbi request reprint Sexually transmitted diseases: magnitude, determinants and consequences
    S O Aral
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control, 1600 Clifton Road, NE, M/S-E02, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 12:211-5. 2001
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  13. ncbi request reprint Sex work, drug use, HIV infection, and spread of sexually transmitted infections in Moscow, Russian Federation
    A Shakarishvili
    US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Lancet 366:57-60. 2005
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  14. doi request reprint Understanding and responding to disparities in HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in African Americans
    Sevgi O Aral
    National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Lancet 372:337-40. 2008
  15. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of circumcision and herpes simplex virus type 2 infection in men in the United States: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), 1999-2004
    Fujie Xu
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:479-84. 2007
    ..To study the prevalence of circumcision in the United States and to examine the association between circumcision and herpes simplex virus Type 2 (HSV-2) infection...
  16. pmc Disproportionate impact of sexually transmitted diseases on women
    Sevgi O Aral
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:2029-30. 2004
  17. ncbi request reprint Responding to the epidemics of syphilis among men who have sex with men: introduction to the special issue
    Thomas A Peterman
    CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:S1-3. 2005
  18. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of heterosexual anal and oral sex in adolescents and adults in the United States
    Jami S Leichliter
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 196:1852-9. 2007
    ..We examined the correlates of heterosexual anal and oral sex in the general population, using data from the National Survey of Family Growth...
  19. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of behavioral interventions in reducing HIV risk sex behaviors and incident sexually transmitted disease in black and Hispanic sexually transmitted disease clinic patients in the United States: a meta-analytic review
    Nicole Crepaz
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:319-32. 2007
    ..Identifying efficacious interventions for blacks and Hispanics is urgently needed because these 2 groups are disproportionately affected by the HIV/STD epidemics...
  20. ncbi request reprint AIDS mortality may have contributed to the decline in syphilis rates in the United States in the 1990s
    Harrell W Chesson
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:419-24. 2003
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  21. ncbi request reprint Commercial sex work, drug use, and sexually transmitted infections in St. Petersburg, Russia
    Sevgi O Aral
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, Mailstop E02, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Soc Sci Med 60:2181-90. 2005
    ..Sexual history taking to better characterize the proportion of cases that result from sex between male partners would also be helpful...
  22. doi request reprint The distribution of chlamydia, gonorrhoea and syphilis cases across states and counties in the USA, 2007
    Harrell W Chesson
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 86:iii52-57. 2010
    ..To examine the distribution of chlamydia, gonorrhoea and syphilis in the USA through the use of Lorenz curves and Gini coefficients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Advances in multilevel approaches to understanding the epidemiology and prevention of sexually transmitted infections and HIV: an overview
    Sevgi O Aral
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 191:S1-6. 2005
  24. doi request reprint Decreasing age disparities in syphilis and gonorrhea incidence rates in the United States, 1981--2005
    Harrell W Chesson
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:393-7. 2008
    ..Although the disparity in STD rates across age groups is well documented, changes in the degree of disparity in STD rates across age groups over time have not been examined in detail...
  25. ncbi request reprint Sexually transmitted diseases treatment guidelines, 2010
    Kimberly A Workowski
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 59:1-110. 2010
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  26. ncbi request reprint The impact of inaccurate reporting of condom use and imperfect diagnosis of sexually transmitted disease infection in studies of condom effectiveness: a simulation-based assessment
    Owen J Devine
    National Center for Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention, Office of the Director, Mail Stop E 87, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 31:588-95. 2004
    ..We assessed the potential magnitude of bias in condom effectiveness studies resulting from inaccurate reporting of condom use behavior and misdiagnosis of STD infection status...
  27. ncbi request reprint Social capital and rates of gonorrhea and syphilis in the United States: spatial regression analyses of state-level associations
    Salaam Semaan
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:2324-41. 2007
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  28. doi request reprint The concentration of sexual behaviours in the USA: a closer examination of subpopulations
    Jami S Leichliter
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road MS E 44, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 86:iii45-51. 2010
    ..To examine the frequency of three sexual behaviours from the most active to the least active members of the population in various subpopulations using measures of inequality...
  29. doi request reprint Changes in the state-level distribution of primary and secondary syphilis in the USA, 1985-2007
    Harrell W Chesson
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 86:iii58-62. 2010
    ..To examine changes over time in the distribution of primary and secondary syphilis cases across states, using Lorenz curves and Gini coefficients...
  30. doi request reprint Divorce and sexual risk among U.S. women: findings from the national survey of family growth
    Nicole Liddon
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Centers for HIV, Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Division of STD Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:1963-7. 2010
    ..We elucidate differences in sexual risk among divorced and never married women...
  31. doi request reprint Sexuality education policies and sexually transmitted disease rates in the United States of America
    M Hogben
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 21:293-7. 2010
    ..Having no abstinence education policy has no apparent effect on STD rates for adolescents. For states with elevated rates, policies mandating coverage may be useful, although policies emphasizing abstinence show no benefit...
  32. pmc Sexual risk behaviour and infection: epidemiological considerations
    S O Aral
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 80:ii8-12. 2004
  33. ncbi request reprint Sexually transmitted disease clinic clients at risk for subsequent gonorrhea and chlamydia infections: possible 'core' transmitters
    R A Gunn
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 27:343-9. 2000
    ..From an sexually transmitted disease (STD) intervention perspective, developing a practical way to identify persons in core transmitter groups has been difficult. However, persons who have repeated STD infections may be in such groups...
  34. ncbi request reprint What you can learn from Internet sex study. CDC official discusses alarming new trend
    Sevgi O Aral
    Division of STD Prevention, CDC, USA
    AIDS Alert 19:140-1. 2004
    ..Q & A with Sevgi O. Aral, from the Division of STD Prevention with the CDC...
  35. ncbi request reprint The ecology of sex work and drug use in Saratov Oblast, Russia
    Sevgi O Aral
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, M S E02, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 29:798-805. 2002
    ..The Russian Federation is experiencing epidemics of drug-injection-associated HIV infection and high rates of syphilis and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs)...
  36. ncbi request reprint The social organization of commercial sex work in Moscow, Russia
    Sevgi O Aral
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:39-45. 2003
    ..A qualitative study was undertaken to clarify the organization of sex work and describe the likely contributions of different types of sex work to disease transmission...
  37. doi request reprint Just one more day: the gap as population level determinant and risk factor for STI spread
    Sevgi O Aral
    Sex Transm Dis 35:445-6. 2008
  38. ncbi request reprint A stratified approach to untangling the behavioral/biomedical outcomes conundrum
    Sevgi O Aral
    Sex Transm Dis 29:530-2. 2002
  39. ncbi request reprint Measuring sex partner concurrency: it's what's missing that counts
    Sara J Nelson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:801-7. 2007
    ..Sex partner concurrency is an important determinant of STI transmission dynamics, yet its measurement is not standardized...
  40. ncbi request reprint Sex partner concurrency: measurement, prevalence, and correlates among urban 18-39-year-olds
    Lisa E Manhart
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 29:133-43. 2002
    ..Sex partner concurrency probably accelerates the spread of sexually transmitted disease (STD) and HIV, yet few data exist on population prevalence or correlates...
  41. ncbi request reprint "It takes a village": understanding concurrent sexual partnerships in Seattle, Washington
    Pamina M Gorbach
    University of California, Los Angeles, California 900095 1772, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 29:453-62. 2002
    ..Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are efficiently spread via concurrent partnerships...
  42. ncbi request reprint Gap length: an important factor in sexually transmitted disease transmission
    Julie R Kraut-Becher
    Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:221-5. 2003
    ..Sexually transmitted disease (STD) transmission may occur if the time between dissolution and formation of sex partnerships, the gap, is shorter than mean duration of infectivity of STDs...
  43. ncbi request reprint Spatial mixing and bridging: risk factors for what?
    Sevgi O Aral
    Sex Transm Dis 30:750-1. 2003
  44. ncbi request reprint Influence of study population on the identification of risk factors for sexually transmitted diseases using a case-control design: the example of gonorrhea
    Lisa E Manhart
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98104, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:393-402. 2004
    ..9). Risk factors identified in STD clinics will probably be confirmed in a general population sample, despite overcontrolling for shared behaviors; however, factors associated with both disease and STD clinic attendance may be missed...
  45. ncbi request reprint Patterns of sex worker-client contacts and their implications for the persistence of sexually transmitted infections
    Azra C Ghani
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Infect Dis 191:S34-41. 2005
    ..The size of the SW population (relative to the total population) was found to be most important in determining the overall prevalence of infection...
  46. ncbi request reprint Determinants and consequences of sexual networks as they affect the spread of sexually transmitted infections
    Irene A Doherty
    Center for Reproductive Health Research and Policy, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Infect Dis 191:S42-54. 2005
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Measures of sexual partnerships: lengths, gaps, overlaps, and sexually transmitted infection
    Betsy Foxman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:209-14. 2006
    ..We describe the distributions of gaps, lengths, and overlaps among participants in a random-digit dialing survey conducted among 1194 Seattle residents during 2003-2004...
  48. ncbi request reprint Common use in the general population of sexual enrichment AIDS and drugs to enhance sexual experience
    Betsy Foxman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, 48109 2029, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:156-62. 2006
    ..We describe the prevalence of ever and current use of sexual enrichment aids and of using drugs to enhance the sexual experience, and correlates of that usage...
  49. pmc Social determinants of HIV infection in the Deep South
    Irene A Doherty
    Am J Public Health 97:391; author reply 391-2. 2007
  50. ncbi request reprint Correlates of gonorrhoea among African Americans in North Carolina
    Irene A Doherty
    Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 18:114-7. 2007
    ..STD screening is warranted upon entry to treatment facilities for substance abuse or correctional facilities...
  51. ncbi request reprint Anticipating outbreaks: a prevention role for integrated information systems
    Sinan K Aral
    Harvard University Kennedy School of Government and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 29:6-12. 2002
  52. ncbi request reprint Mental health: a powerful predictor of sexual health?
    Sevgi O Aral
    Sex Transm Dis 31:13-4. 2004