X Yang

Summary

Affiliation: Old Dominion University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Correlates of consistent condom use among female entertainment workers in Shanghai, China: a repeated measures analysis
    X Yang
    Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 24:555-9. 2013
  2. pmc The efficacy of a peer-assisted multi-component behavioral intervention among female entertainment workers in China: an initial assessment
    Xiushi Yang
    Sociology and Criminal Justice, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, USA
    AIDS Care 23:1509-18. 2011
  3. pmc Prevalence and correlates of HIV unsafe sex and STIs among women working in China's entertainment industry
    Xiushi Yang
    Sociology and Criminal Justice, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, USA
    AIDS Care 23:75-82. 2011
  4. pmc Social influence and individual risk factors of HIV unsafe sex among female entertainment workers in China
    Xiushi Yang
    Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 22:69-86. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Causes and consequences of increasing club drug use in China: a descriptive assessment
    Xiushi Yang
    Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia 23529, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 45:224-39. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Migration, behaviour change and HIV/STD risks in China
    X Yang
    Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529, USA
    AIDS Care 19:282-8. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Gender, migration, risky sex, and HIV infection in China
    Xiushi Yang
    Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 37:241-50. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Gender, work, and HIV risk: determinants of risky sexual behavior among female entertainment workers in China
    Xiushi Yang
    Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 18:333-47. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of HIV risk behaviors among drug users in China
    Xiushi Yang
    Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia 23529, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:71-81. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Does where we live matter? Community characteristics and HIV and sexually transmitted disease prevalence in southwestern China
    Xiushi Yang
    Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 16:31-7. 2005

Research Grants

  1. HIV Intervention among Women at High Risk
    Xiushi Yang; Fiscal Year: 2009
  2. HIV Intervention among Women at High Risk
    Xiushi Yang; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. HIV Intervention among Women at High Risk
    Xiushi Yang; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Correlates of consistent condom use among female entertainment workers in Shanghai, China: a repeated measures analysis
    X Yang
    Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 24:555-9. 2013
    ..Behavioural intervention is urgently needed and should take a multilevel approach, emphasizing individual prevention motivation and behavioural skills training and promoting peer/social support...
  2. pmc The efficacy of a peer-assisted multi-component behavioral intervention among female entertainment workers in China: an initial assessment
    Xiushi Yang
    Sociology and Criminal Justice, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, USA
    AIDS Care 23:1509-18. 2011
    ..Future intervention studies need to pay more attention to social influences of behavior change and the particular challenges of risk-reduction with stable partner(s)...
  3. pmc Prevalence and correlates of HIV unsafe sex and STIs among women working in China's entertainment industry
    Xiushi Yang
    Sociology and Criminal Justice, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, USA
    AIDS Care 23:75-82. 2011
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  4. pmc Social influence and individual risk factors of HIV unsafe sex among female entertainment workers in China
    Xiushi Yang
    Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 22:69-86. 2010
    ..Behavioral intervention is urgently needed and should take a multilevel approach, emphasizing behavioral skills training and promoting a supportive social/working environment...
  5. doi request reprint Causes and consequences of increasing club drug use in China: a descriptive assessment
    Xiushi Yang
    Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia 23529, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 45:224-39. 2010
    ..Both polydrug and single-club-drug users are at high risk of sexually acquiring and/or transmitting HIV. The study's limitations are noted, and future research is suggested...
  6. ncbi request reprint Migration, behaviour change and HIV/STD risks in China
    X Yang
    Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529, USA
    AIDS Care 19:282-8. 2007
    ..Temporary migrants are at high risk of HIV/STDs. Prevention interventions need to pay particular attention to migrants' post-migration lax social control...
  7. ncbi request reprint Gender, migration, risky sex, and HIV infection in China
    Xiushi Yang
    Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 37:241-50. 2006
    ..Policy measures to promote female temporary migrants' equal access to employment are urgently needed to improve their economic well-being and to reduce their risky sexual behavior...
  8. ncbi request reprint Gender, work, and HIV risk: determinants of risky sexual behavior among female entertainment workers in China
    Xiushi Yang
    Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 18:333-47. 2006
    ..Prevention intervention is urgently needed and should focus on self-efficacy training and promoting supportive social and working environments...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of HIV risk behaviors among drug users in China
    Xiushi Yang
    Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia 23529, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:71-81. 2006
    ..Additional risk factors of needle sharing included education and initiated drug use at younger ages. It is imperative that HIV interventions in China target drug users and address behavior-specific risk factors...
  10. ncbi request reprint Does where we live matter? Community characteristics and HIV and sexually transmitted disease prevalence in southwestern China
    Xiushi Yang
    Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 16:31-7. 2005
    ..Overall, HIV and STDs are found not to be diseases of poverty but more likely byproducts of social and behaviour changes associated with development and urbanization...
  11. ncbi request reprint Misconceptions about HIV transmission, stigma and willingness to take sexual risks in southwestern China
    V J Derlega
    Department of Psychology, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia 23529, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 17:406-9. 2006
    ..The misconceptions and stigma surrounding HIV may make it difficult to focus on HIV as a 'disease' as opposed to a 'social malady' for survey participants...
  12. ncbi request reprint Are temporary migrants escapees of the one-child-per-family population policy: a revisit to the detachment hypothesis
    X Yang
    Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529, USA
    Soc Biol 48:151-70. 2001
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  13. ncbi request reprint Risky sexual behavior among female entertainment workers in China: implications for HIV/STD prevention intervention
    Guomei Xia
    Institute of Sociology, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, Shanghai, China
    AIDS Educ Prev 17:143-56. 2005
    ..Prevention interventions need to target simultaneously clients of commercial sex and pimps/business owners and to promote a social environment supportive of 100% condom use in commercial sex...

Research Grants10

  1. HIV Intervention among Women at High Risk
    Xiushi Yang; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Findings will have far reaching implications for effective HIV prevention intervention among women at high risk in China. China's success will in turn be a key to global success in preventing the spread of HIV. ..
  2. HIV Intervention among Women at High Risk
    Xiushi Yang; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Findings will have far reaching implications for effective HIV prevention intervention among women at high risk in China. China's success will in turn be a key to global success in preventing the spread of HIV. ..
  3. HIV Intervention among Women at High Risk
    Xiushi Yang; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Findings will have far reaching implications for effective HIV prevention intervention among women at high risk in China. China's success will in turn be a key to global success in preventing the spread of HIV. ..