Paul C Hewett

Summary

Affiliation: Population Council
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The (mis)reporting of male circumcision status among men and women in Zambia and Swaziland: a randomized evaluation of interview methods
    Paul C Hewett
    HIV AIDS Program, Population Council, Lusaka, Zambia
    PLoS ONE 7:e36251. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Sex with stitches: assessing the resumption of sexual activity during the postcircumcision wound-healing period
    Paul C Hewett
    Population Council, Lusaka, Zambia
    AIDS 26:749-56. 2012
  3. pmc Consistency in the reporting of sexual behaviour by adolescent girls in Kenya: a comparison of interviewing methods
    P C Hewett
    Policy Research Division, Population Council, New York, NY 10017, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 80:ii43-8. 2004
  4. pmc Using sexually transmitted infection biomarkers to validate reporting of sexual behavior within a randomized, experimental evaluation of interviewing methods
    Paul C Hewett
    Population Council, New York, NY 10017, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:202-11. 2008
  5. pmc The effect of school status and academic skills on the reporting of premarital sexual behavior: evidence from a longitudinal study in rural Malawi
    Erica Soler-Hampejsek
    Population Council, New York, NY 10017, USA
    J Adolesc Health 53:228-34. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint The reporting of sensitive behavior by adolescents: a methodological experiment in Kenya
    Barbara S Mensch
    Population Council, One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York, NY 10017, USA
    Demography 40:247-68. 2003
  7. pmc Sexual behavior and STI/HIV status among adolescents in rural Malawi: an evaluation of the effect of interview mode on reporting
    Barbara S Mensch
    Population Council, One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York, NY, 10017, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 39:321-34. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Assessing the reporting of adherence and sexual activity in a simulated microbicide trial in South Africa: an interview mode experiment using a placebo gel
    Barbara S Mensch
    Population Council, One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York, NY 10017, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:407-21. 2011
  9. pmc Consistency in women's reports of sensitive behavior in an interview mode experiment, São Paulo, Brazil
    Barbara S Mensch
    Population Council, New York, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 34:169-76. 2008
  10. pmc Social desirability bias in sexual behavior reporting: evidence from an interview mode experiment in rural Malawi
    Christine A Kelly
    Population Council, NY, USA
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 39:14-21. 2013

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc The (mis)reporting of male circumcision status among men and women in Zambia and Swaziland: a randomized evaluation of interview methods
    Paul C Hewett
    HIV AIDS Program, Population Council, Lusaka, Zambia
    PLoS ONE 7:e36251. 2012
    ..A number of studies indicate that reports of circumcision status may be inaccurate. This study assessed different methods for improving self- and partner reporting of circumcision status...
  2. doi request reprint Sex with stitches: assessing the resumption of sexual activity during the postcircumcision wound-healing period
    Paul C Hewett
    Population Council, Lusaka, Zambia
    AIDS 26:749-56. 2012
    ..This study uses observational data collected as part of Zambia's male circumcision program to measure sexual behavior in the postsurgical healing period and to model its influence on HIV transmission for men and their partners...
  3. pmc Consistency in the reporting of sexual behaviour by adolescent girls in Kenya: a comparison of interviewing methods
    P C Hewett
    Policy Research Division, Population Council, New York, NY 10017, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 80:ii43-8. 2004
    ....
  4. pmc Using sexually transmitted infection biomarkers to validate reporting of sexual behavior within a randomized, experimental evaluation of interviewing methods
    Paul C Hewett
    Population Council, New York, NY 10017, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:202-11. 2008
    ..Results strongly suggest that computerized interviewing provides more accurate and reliable behavioral data. The analyses also confirm the benefits of using data on prevalent STIs for externally validating behavioral reporting...
  5. pmc The effect of school status and academic skills on the reporting of premarital sexual behavior: evidence from a longitudinal study in rural Malawi
    Erica Soler-Hampejsek
    Population Council, New York, NY 10017, USA
    J Adolesc Health 53:228-34. 2013
    ..This study aimed to investigate whether schooling status and literacy and numeracy skills affect adolescents' reports of premarital sex, collected using audio computer-assisted self-interviews...
  6. ncbi request reprint The reporting of sensitive behavior by adolescents: a methodological experiment in Kenya
    Barbara S Mensch
    Population Council, One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York, NY 10017, USA
    Demography 40:247-68. 2003
    ....
  7. pmc Sexual behavior and STI/HIV status among adolescents in rural Malawi: an evaluation of the effect of interview mode on reporting
    Barbara S Mensch
    Population Council, One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York, NY, 10017, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 39:321-34. 2008
    ..The association between infection status and reporting of sexual behavior is stronger in the FTF mode, although in both modes a number of young women who denied ever having sex test positive for STIs/HIV...
  8. doi request reprint Assessing the reporting of adherence and sexual activity in a simulated microbicide trial in South Africa: an interview mode experiment using a placebo gel
    Barbara S Mensch
    Population Council, One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York, NY 10017, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:407-21. 2011
    ..While comparisons of reported unprotected sex with the validated biomarker revealed more agreement with ACASI than with FTFI, differences were small...
  9. pmc Consistency in women's reports of sensitive behavior in an interview mode experiment, São Paulo, Brazil
    Barbara S Mensch
    Population Council, New York, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 34:169-76. 2008
    ..Despite a substantial body of U.S. research on the consistency of self-reports of sensitive behavior, only a few such studies have been conducted in developing countries...
  10. pmc Social desirability bias in sexual behavior reporting: evidence from an interview mode experiment in rural Malawi
    Christine A Kelly
    Population Council, NY, USA
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 39:14-21. 2013
    ..Where gender norms create different expectations about socially acceptable behavior, males and females face distinct pressures in reporting certain outcomes, which can distort assessments of risk for HIV and STIs...
  11. ncbi request reprint Using biomarkers to assess the validity of sexual behavior reporting across interview modes among young women in Kampala, Uganda
    Christine A Kelly
    Staff Associate, Population Council, One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York, NY 10017
    Stud Fam Plann 45:43-58. 2014
    ..The study highlights the important role that biomarkers can play in sexual behavior research. ..
  12. ncbi request reprint Challenges in measuring the sequencing of life events among adolescents in Malawi: a cautionary note
    Barbara S Mensch
    Population Council, One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York, NY, 10017, USA
    Demography 51:277-85. 2014
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Urban poverty and health in developing countries: household and neighborhood effects
    Mark R Montgomery
    State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA
    Demography 42:397-425. 2005
    ..Neighborhood living standards exert a significant additional influence in many of the surveys we examined, especially for birth attendance...
  14. pmc Female sex workers, male circumcision and HIV: a qualitative study of their understanding, experience, and HIV risk in Zambia
    Sharon A Abbott
    Population Council, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e53809. 2013
    ..As MC services are expanded, programs should support FSWs' efforts to protect themselves by providing information about what MC can--and cannot--offer for HIV/STI infection prevention...
  15. doi request reprint How informed are clients who consent? A mixed-method evaluation of comprehension among clients of male circumcision services in Zambia and Swaziland
    Barbara A Friedland
    Population Council, 1 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York, NY 10017, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:2269-82. 2013
    ..Providers should distinguish between surgical "risks" and reduced HIV "risk," and emphasize that HIV risk increases with sex before complete healing...
  16. ncbi request reprint A pilot of audio computer-assisted self-interview for youth reproductive health research in Vietnam
    Linh Cu Le
    Department of Demography, Hanoi School of Public Health, Hanoi, Vietnam
    J Adolesc Health 38:740-7. 2006
    ....