R A Crosby

Summary

Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Participation by African-American adolescent females in social organizations: associations with HIV-protective behaviors
    Richard A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory Atlanta Center for AIDS Research, Georgia 30322, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:186-92. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Pregnant African-American teens are less likely than their nonpregnant peers to use condoms
    Richard Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, 30322, USA
    Prev Med 34:524-8. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Identification of strategies for promoting condom use: a prospective analysis of high-risk African American female teens
    Richard A Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Prev Sci 4:263-70. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Social capital as a predictor of adolescents' sexual risk behavior: a state-level exploratory study
    Richard A Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    AIDS Behav 7:245-52. 2003
  5. pmc Activity of African-American female teenagers in black organisations is associated with STD/HIV protective behaviours: a prospective analysis
    R A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:549-50. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Correlates of unplanned and unwanted pregnancy among African-American female teens
    Richard A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:255-8. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Adjudication history and African American adolescents' risk for acquiring sexually transmitted diseases: an exploratory analysis
    Richard A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:634-8. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Condom use errors and problems among college men
    Richard A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 29:552-7. 2002
  9. pmc Predictors of infection with Trichomonas vaginalis: a prospective study of low income African-American adolescent females
    R Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education and Emory Center for AIDS Research, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 78:360-4. 2002
  10. pmc Value of consistent condom use: a study of sexually transmitted disease prevention among African American adolescent females
    Richard A Crosby
    Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:901-2. 2003

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Publications79

  1. ncbi request reprint Participation by African-American adolescent females in social organizations: associations with HIV-protective behaviors
    Richard A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory Atlanta Center for AIDS Research, Georgia 30322, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:186-92. 2002
    ..One important potential, yet understudied, protective influence that may reduce African-American adolescents' HIV risk behavior is their involvement in social organizations...
  2. ncbi request reprint Pregnant African-American teens are less likely than their nonpregnant peers to use condoms
    Richard Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, 30322, USA
    Prev Med 34:524-8. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to prospectively compare pregnant and nonpregnant adolescents' recent condom use and sexually transmitted disease (STD) acquisition...
  3. ncbi request reprint Identification of strategies for promoting condom use: a prospective analysis of high-risk African American female teens
    Richard A Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Prev Sci 4:263-70. 2003
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Social capital as a predictor of adolescents' sexual risk behavior: a state-level exploratory study
    Richard A Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    AIDS Behav 7:245-52. 2003
    ..Social capital was inversely correlated with sexual risk behaviors and positively correlated with protective sexual behaviors. Further and more comprehensive research involving social capital and adolescents is warranted...
  5. pmc Activity of African-American female teenagers in black organisations is associated with STD/HIV protective behaviours: a prospective analysis
    R A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:549-50. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Correlates of unplanned and unwanted pregnancy among African-American female teens
    Richard A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:255-8. 2003
    ..This study identified correlates of perceiving a current pregnancy as both unplanned and unwanted among unmarried African-American adolescents aged 14-20 years...
  7. ncbi request reprint Adjudication history and African American adolescents' risk for acquiring sexually transmitted diseases: an exploratory analysis
    Richard A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:634-8. 2003
    ..Little is known about sexually transmitted disease (STD) risk behavior among adjudicated African American adolescents...
  8. ncbi request reprint Condom use errors and problems among college men
    Richard A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 29:552-7. 2002
    ..An essential yet understudied aspect of condom use is whether they are used correctly...
  9. pmc Predictors of infection with Trichomonas vaginalis: a prospective study of low income African-American adolescent females
    R Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education and Emory Center for AIDS Research, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 78:360-4. 2002
    ..To identify psychosocial predictors of Trichomonas vaginalis infection among low income African-American adolescent females living in a high risk urban area of the United States...
  10. pmc Value of consistent condom use: a study of sexually transmitted disease prevention among African American adolescent females
    Richard A Crosby
    Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:901-2. 2003
  11. ncbi request reprint Condom-use errors and problems: a neglected aspect of studies assessing condom effectiveness
    Richard Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Room 542, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Prev Med 24:367-70. 2003
    ..To assess and compare condom-use errors and problems among condom-using university males and females...
  12. ncbi request reprint Correlates of continued risky sex among pregnant African American teens: implications for STD prevention
    Richard A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:57-63. 2003
    ..Preintervention studies of this population are especially important because the sequelae of STDs during pregnancy can be particularly problematic...
  13. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial predictors of pregnancy among low-income African-American adolescent females: a prospective analysis
    Richard A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 15:293-9. 2002
    ..To prospectively identify psychosocial predictors of pregnancy among African-American adolescent females...
  14. ncbi request reprint Testing for HSV-2 infection among pregnant teens: implications for clinical practice
    Richard A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 16:39-41. 2003
    ..To pilot test the feasibility of screening pregnant teens for HSV-2 infection during their first prenatal visit...
  15. ncbi request reprint Condom use and correlates of African American adolescent females' infrequent communication with sex partners about preventing sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy
    Richard A Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Health Educ Behav 29:219-31. 2002
    ....
  16. pmc HIV-associated histories, perceptions, and practices among low-income African American women: does rural residence matter?
    Richard A Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:655-9. 2002
    ..This study compared HIV-associated sexual health history, risk perceptions, and sexual risk behaviors of low-income rural and nonrural African American women...
  17. ncbi request reprint Correlates of unprotected vaginal sex among African American female adolescents: importance of relationship dynamics
    R A Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Room 520, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 154:893-9. 2000
    ..To determine the associations between the frequency of unprotected vaginal sex (UVS) and female adolescents' perceptions, particularly their perceptions of relationship dynamics...
  18. ncbi request reprint Correlates of perceived difficulty in potentially disclosing HIV-positive test results: a study of low-income women attending an urban clinic
    Richard Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Sex Health 2:103-7. 2005
    ..We also determined whether perceived disclosure difficulty was associated with HIV-testing intent...
  19. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial correlates of adolescents' worry about STD versus HIV infection: similarities and differences
    R Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 28:208-13. 2001
    ..This study examined associations between selected psychosocial and behavioral constructs and adolescents' worry about STD and HIV infection...
  20. ncbi request reprint Correlates of using dual methods for sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy prevention among high-risk African-American female teens
    R A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Adolesc Health 28:410-4. 2001
    ..To identify correlates of consistent dual-method use among African-American female adolescents at risk of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and pregnancy...
  21. ncbi request reprint Condom use as a dependent variable: a brief commentary about classification of inconsistent users
    Richard A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    AIDS Behav 8:99-103. 2004
    ..Findings suggest that a screening analysis is a potentially important aspect of analyzing distributions that assess frequency of condom use...
  22. ncbi request reprint HIV/STD-protective benefits of living with mothers in perceived supportive families: a study of high-risk African American female teens
    R A Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Room 520, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Prev Med 33:175-8. 2001
    ..The joint influence of living with the mother in a perceived supportive family may be an important HIV/STD-protective factor among sexually active female adolescents...
  23. ncbi request reprint Correct condom application among African-American adolescent females: the relationship to perceived self-efficacy and the association to confirmed STDs
    R Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Adolesc Health 29:194-9. 2001
    ..Also, to examine the association between high-demonstrated condom application ability and recent sexual risk behaviors and laboratory-diagnosed sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among African-American adolescent females...
  24. ncbi request reprint Correlates of adolescent females' worry about undesired pregnancy. the importance of partner desire for pregnancy
    R A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 14:123-7. 2001
    ..Specifically, we tested the hypothesis that perceived male partner desire for pregnancy and level of sexual communication would be independently associated with adolescent females' worry about becoming pregnant...
  25. ncbi request reprint Correlates of recent unprotected anal sex among men having sex with men attending a large sex resort in the South
    Richard Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory Center for AIDS Research, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:909-13. 2003
    ..Published studies have not investigated sexually transmitted disease-associated risk behaviors among men who have sex with men (MSM) attending U.S. sex resorts...
  26. pmc In STI interventions, size matters
    R A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, and Emory Center for AIDS Research, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 80:82-5. 2004
  27. ncbi request reprint Associations between sexually transmitted disease diagnosis and subsequent sexual risk and sexually transmitted disease incidence among adolescents
    Richard A Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 31:205-8. 2004
    ..Empiric evidence is lacking in regard to the subsequent sexually transmitted disease (STD)-associated risk behaviors of adolescents diagnosed and treated for an STD...
  28. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' ambivalence about becoming pregnant predicts infrequent contraceptive use: a prospective analysis of nonpregnant African American females
    Richard A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:251-2. 2002
    ..Prevention programs may benefit from content designed to redress adolescents' positive beliefs about early parenthood...
  29. ncbi request reprint Low parental monitoring predicts subsequent pregnancy among African-American adolescent females
    Richard A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 15:43-6. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to prospectively assess the relationship of low perceived parental monitoring with incidence of biologically confirmed pregnancy among a sample of low-income African-American adolescent females...
  30. ncbi request reprint Infrequent parental monitoring predicts sexually transmitted infections among low-income African American female adolescents
    Richard A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Fifth Floor, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:169-73. 2003
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of psychological distress and sexual risk behavior among black adolescent females
    R J Diclemente
    Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Pediatrics 108:E85. 2001
    ..The purpose of the study was to examine the association between adolescents' psychological distress and their sexually transmitted disease/human immunodeficiency virus (STD/HIV)-associated sexual behaviors and attitudes...
  32. pmc Evaluation of an HIV/STD sexual risk-reduction intervention for pregnant African American adolescents attending a prenatal clinic in an urban public hospital: preliminary evidence of efficacy
    R J Diclemente
    Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 23:32-8. 2010
    ..To evaluate an intervention to reduce HIV/STD-associated behaviors and enhance psychosocial mediators for pregnant African-American adolescents...
  33. ncbi request reprint Prevention and control of sexually transmitted infections among adolescents: the importance of a socio-ecological perspective--a commentary
    R J Diclemente
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Room 554, 1518 Clifton Road 30322 Atlanta, GA, USA
    Public Health 119:825-36. 2005
    ....
  34. pmc Social capital, poverty, and income inequality as predictors of gonorrhoea, syphilis, chlamydia and AIDS case rates in the United States
    D R Holtgrave
    Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Center for AIDS Research, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Room 540, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 79:62-4. 2003
    ..Therefore, any exploration of the correlation between social capital and infectious diseases should also include examination of the association with poverty and income inequality...
  35. pmc Biologically confirmed sexually transmitted infection and depressive symptomatology among African-American female adolescents
    L F Salazar
    Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, 1520 Clifton Road, NE, Suite 214, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 82:55-60. 2006
    ..To determine prospectively the relation between sexually transmitted infection (STI) diagnosis and depressive symptomatology...
  36. ncbi request reprint Enhancing STD/HIV prevention among adolescents: the importance of parenteral monitoring
    R J Diclemente
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Minerva Pediatr 54:171-7. 2002
    ..Subsequently, we discuss the potential implications of the research in regards to clinic- and community-based STD/HIV prevention programs for adolescents...
  37. ncbi request reprint Prevention strategies other than male condoms employed by low-income women to prevent HIV infection
    R A Crosby
    Behavioral Interventions and Research Branch, Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Public Health Nurs 17:53-60. 2000
    ..HIV prevention programs for low-income WSM should capitalize on women's efforts to prevent HIV by designing programs to help women replace ineffective prevention strategies with effective prevention strategies...
  38. ncbi request reprint Misconceptions about STD-protective behavior. Project RESPECT Study Group
    R A Crosby
    Behavioral Interventions and Research Branch, Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 19:167-73. 2000
    ..Further, to the best of our knowledge, the relationship of these misconceptions to condom use and STD incidence has not previously been described in published reports...
  39. doi request reprint Is male intent to be vaccinated against HPV a function of the promotion message?
    R J Diclemente
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 22:332-4. 2011
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Perceived versus actual knowledge about correct condom use among U.S. adolescents: results from a national study
    R A Crosby
    Behavioral Interventions and Research Branch, Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Adolesc Health 28:415-20. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Misconceptions about correct condom use are common among adolescents. Sexually active adolescents need more complete information about correct condom use...
  41. doi request reprint Male injecting drug users in the Deep South: bisexual behaviour is a marker for elevated HIV risk
    L F Salazar
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 21:691-6. 2010
    ..Their higher prevalence of HIV infection coupled with their risk behaviours place themselves and other IDUs at heightened risk of both acquiring and transmitting HIV...
  42. ncbi request reprint Young women's misperceptions about sexually transmissible infection testing: a 'clean and clear' misunderstanding
    Sara K Head
    Sex Health 4:273-5. 2007
    ..This exploratory study investigated young women's perceptions of sexually transmissible infection (STI) testing received during gynaecological care. Correlates of the incorrect perception that STI testing occurred were assessed...
  43. ncbi request reprint Preventing sexually transmitted infections among adolescents: 'the glass is half full'
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 19:39-43. 2006
    ..Given the disproportionate burden of sexually transmitted infections for adolescents, there is an urgent need to identify effective prevention programs...
  44. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the acceptance of an AIDS vaccine: an exploratory study
    Richard A Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Prev Med 39:804-8. 2004
    ..Behavioral issues relative to acceptance of an HIV vaccine have been understudied. This exploratory study identified factors that may preclude people from accepting an AIDS vaccine when one is developed and approved for use...
  45. ncbi request reprint Will sexual risk behaviour increase after being vaccinated for AIDS?
    Richard A Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, 40506, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 17:180-4. 2006
    ..With the seemingly real potential for increased HIV-risk behaviours after being vaccinated against AIDS, intervention studies are warranted to identify strategies with potential to minimize this phenomenon...
  46. doi request reprint The mediating role of partner communication skills on HIV/STD-associated risk behaviors in young African American females with a history of sexual violence
    Jessica McDermott Sales
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:432-8. 2008
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Predictors of inconsistent contraceptive use among adolescent girls: findings from a prospective study
    Susan L Davies
    School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0022, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:43-9. 2006
    ..To assess the independent effects of various behavioral and psychosocial antecedents on contraceptive use among a sample of low-income African-American adolescent females...
  48. ncbi request reprint Women who put condoms on male partners: correlates of condom application
    Stephanie A Sanders
    The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:460-6. 2006
    ..To identify correlates of women applying condoms. Methods: Cross-sectional survey of 533 sexually-active women; questionnaire...
  49. ncbi request reprint Sexual agency versus relational factors: a study of condom use antecedents among high-risk young African American women
    Richard A Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, 121 Washington Avenue, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
    Sex Health 5:41-7. 2008
    ..In the present study, the relative roles of personal sexual agency and relational factors in determining whether young African American women engaged in unprotected vaginal sex (UVS) were studied...
  50. pmc Brief report: sexual sensation seeking and its relationship to risky sexual behaviour among African-American adolescent females
    Joshua S Spitalnick
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1520 Clifton Road NE, Room 221, Atlanta GA 30322, USA
    J Adolesc 30:165-73. 2007
    ..These results, though preliminary, could be used to better inform prevention interventions and clinicians/health educators who provide direct services to adolescents...
  51. ncbi request reprint Validation of a Parent-Adolescent Communication Scale for use in STD/HIV prevention interventions
    Jessica McDermott Sales
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Health Educ Behav 35:332-45. 2008
    ..The present investigation indicates that the PACS is a reliable and valid measure of frequency of sexual communication between female adolescents and their parents. Utility of the PACS for researchers and practitioners is discussed...
  52. ncbi request reprint Personal, relational, and peer-level risk factors for laboratory confirmed STD prevalence among low-income African American adolescent females
    Laura F Salazar
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Science and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:761-6. 2007
    ..To identify risk factors for laboratory confirmed sexually transmitted disease (STD) prevalence among low-income African American adolescent females living in a high-risk urban area of the Southern United States...
  53. pmc Oral contraceptive use may not preclude condom use: a study of non-pregnant African-American adolescent females
    Richard A Crosby
    Department of Health Behavior, College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 83:216-8. 2007
    ..To determine the association between oral contraceptive and condom use, and laboratory-confirmed sexually transmitted infection (STI) among African-American adolescent females at a high risk of STI acquisition...
  54. doi request reprint Prevalence, correlates, and efficacy of selective avoidance as a sexually transmitted disease prevention strategy among African American adolescent females
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology, and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Ste 554, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:60-5. 2008
    ..To identify the prevalence and correlates of selective avoidance (SA) of sexual intercourse among African American adolescent females at risk for sexually transmitted disease (STD) acquisition and transmission...
  55. pmc The protective value of school enrolment against sexually transmitted disease: a study of high-risk African American adolescent females
    Richard A Crosby
    College of Public Health, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 83:223-7. 2007
    ..To identify whether school enrolment is protective against laboratory-confirmed diagnosis of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and against a spectrum of sexual risk factors...
  56. ncbi request reprint Caught between different worlds: how transgendered women may be "forced" into risky sex
    Richard A Crosby
    College of Public Health, 121 Washington Ave, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    J Sex Res 44:43-8. 2007
    ..Finally, women experienced multiple forms of societal discrimination. By being caught between worlds (straight, gay, male, and female) transgendered women may be placed into situations where avoiding HIV risk is extremely difficult...
  57. ncbi request reprint A review of STD/HIV preventive interventions for adolescents: sustaining effects using an ecological approach
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:888-906. 2007
    ..We review the research that has shaped this narrow perspective and propose that a broader, ecological perspective is needed to amplify and extend the efficacy of sexual risk reduction interventions...
  58. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of HIV testing among college students: an exploratory study
    Richard A Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, 121 Washington Ave, Room 11 C, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    Sex Health 2:19-22. 2005
    ..Whether college students who are most at-risk of HIV infection are being tested is unknown. This exploratory study identified the prevalence and correlates of ever having an HIV test among college students...
  59. ncbi request reprint Correlates of condom failure among adolescent males: an exploratory study
    Richard A Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, GA 30322, USA
    Prev Med 41:873-6. 2005
    ..To identify the prevalence and correlates of condom failure (defined as breakage or slipping off in the past 90 days) among a sample of adolescent males (15 to 21 years of age)...
  60. ncbi request reprint Sexual risk behaviors associated with having older sex partners: a study of black adolescent females
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 29:20-4. 2002
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint HIV/STD prevention benefits of living in supportive families: a prospective analysis of high risk African-American female teens
    Richard A Crosby
    Departments of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Fifth Floor, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Health Promot 16:142-5, ii. 2002
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Social determinants of tuberculosis case rates in the United States
    David R Holtgrave
    Rollins School of Public Health, Center for AIDS Research, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:159-62. 2004
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Family-related correlates of sexually transmitted disease and barriers to care: a pilot study of pregnant African American adolescents
    Richard A Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory Center for AIDS Research, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Fam Community Health 25:16-27. 2002
    ..Low perceived family support was marginally associated with greater perceived barriers to STD care...
  64. ncbi request reprint Associations between biologically confirmed marijuana use and laboratory-confirmed sexually transmitted diseases among African American adolescent females
    Adrian Liau
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 29:387-90. 2002
    ..However, the validity of the findings is questionable because most of the studies relied on self-reporting for measurement of marijuana use and key outcome (i.e., STDs)...
  65. ncbi request reprint Reducing STD and HIV risk behavior of substance-dependent adolescents: a randomized controlled trial
    Janet S St Lawrence
    Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and Tuberculosis Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:1010-21. 2002
    ..The intervention that included the risk-sensitization procedure was more resistant to decay. An unexpected finding was that the I + B and I + M + B conditions produced substantial increases in sexual abstinence...
  66. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of Chlamydia trachomatis among sexually active African-American adolescent females
    Kim M Williams
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, 5th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Prev Med 35:593-600. 2002
    ..The objectives of this study are to determine the prevalence of C. trachomatis and to identify correlates of infection among African-American adolescent females...
  67. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy desire among disadvantaged African American adolescent females
    Susan L Davies
    Department of Health Behavior, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Health Behav 27:55-62. 2003
    ..To examine the prevalence and correlates of wanting to become pregnant among a sample of 462 sexually active nonpregnant African American adolescent females...
  68. ncbi request reprint A descriptive analysis of STD prevalence among urban pregnant African-American teens: data from a pilot study
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Adolesc Health 34:376-83. 2004
    ..The study also determined differences in these characteristics between adolescents who were and those who were not diagnosed with an STD...
  69. ncbi request reprint Correlates of engaging in unprotected sex while experiencing dysuria or discharge: a study of men with confirmed gonorrhea
    Richard A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, Georgia Emory Center for AIDS Research, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 31:421-3. 2004
    ..To identify the prevalence and correlates of engaging in unprotected sex while experiencing symptoms of gonorrhea among a sample of men with a laboratory confirmed diagnosis...
  70. ncbi request reprint Correlates of condom breakage and slippage among university undergraduates
    William L Yarber
    Department of Applied Health Science at Indiana University, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 15:467-72. 2004
    ..001) were more likely to report slippage. Further research should investigate the efficacy of instruction addressing specific factors that may reduce the incidence of breakage/slippage, thereby enhancing condom effectiveness...
  71. ncbi request reprint Public opinion about condoms for HIV and STD prevention: a Midwestern state telephone survey
    William L Yarber
    The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 37:148-54. 2005
    ..Public opinion is important in determining condom and condom education policies in public high schools...
  72. ncbi request reprint Environmental barriers to HIV prevention among incarcerated adolescents: a qualitative assessment
    Darcy Freedman
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1520 Clifton Road Room 214, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Adolescence 40:333-43. 2005
    ..Increased understanding of the role of these factors may contribute to the development of integrated interventions designed to prevent HIV/STDs among incarcerated adolescents...
  73. ncbi request reprint Issues related to gay and bisexual men's acceptance of a future AIDS vaccine
    Laura F Salazar
    Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, 1518 Clifton Road NE, 5th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 16:546-8. 2005
    ..Researchers conducting HIV vaccine trials should provide information about the research and insure that samples represent Black men...
  74. ncbi request reprint A programmatic and methodologic review and synthesis of clinic-based risk-reduction interventions for sexually transmitted infections: research and practice implications
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 16:199-218. 2005
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint Self-esteem and theoretical mediators of safer sex among African American female adolescents: implications for sexual risk reduction interventions
    Laura F Salazar
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA and Emory Atlanta Center for AIDS Research
    Health Educ Behav 32:413-27. 2005
    ..Self-esteem should be considered when designing and evaluating sexual risk reduction programs for this population...
  76. ncbi request reprint Self-concept and adolescents' refusal of unprotected sex: a test of mediating mechanisms among African American girls
    Laura F Salazar
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Prev Sci 5:137-49. 2004
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint Relationship characteristics and sexual practices of African American adolescent girls who desire pregnancy
    Susan L Davies
    Center for Health Promotion, Department of Health Behavior, University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Public Health, 227 Ryals Building, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Health Educ Behav 31:85S-96S. 2004
    ..Effective pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease prevention programs for female adolescents should address their level of pregnancy desire...
  78. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of an HIV prevention intervention for African American adolescent girls: a randomized controlled trial
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Division of Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology and Immunology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    JAMA 292:171-9. 2004
    ..African American adolescent girls are at high risk for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, but interventions specifically designed for this population have not reduced HIV risk behaviors...
  79. ncbi request reprint Older partners and STD prevalence among pregnant African American teens
    Elin Begley
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:211-3. 2003
    ..Several recent studies have addressed the question of whether adolescent females who have sex with older partners have a greater risk of sexually transmitted disease (STD) acquisition...