BARBARA SENA contact MENSCH

Summary

Affiliation: Population Council
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc Acceptability in microbicide and PrEP trials: current status and a reconceptualization
    Barbara S Mensch
    Population Council USA, New York, NY, USA
    Curr Opin HIV AIDS 7:534-41. 2012
  3. pmc Characteristics of female sex workers in southern India willing and unwilling to participate in a placebo gel trial
    Barbara S Mensch
    Population Council, New York, NY 10017, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:585-97. 2013
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. ncbi request reprint The changing nature of adolescence in the Kassena-Nankana District of northern Ghana
    B S Mensch
    Policy Research Division, Population Council, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 30:95-111. 1999
  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. ncbi request reprint Adolescents in Vietnam: looking beyond reproductive health
    Barbara S Mensch
    Policy Research Division, Population Council, New York, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 34:249-62. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Gender-role attitudes among Egyptian adolescents
    Barbara S Mensch
    Policy Research Division, Population Council, New York, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 34:8-18. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Premarital sex, schoolgirl pregnancy, and school quality in rural Kenya
    B S Mensch
    Policy Research Division, Population Council, New York, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 32:285-301. 2001

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. 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
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  2. pmc Acceptability in microbicide and PrEP trials: current status and a reconceptualization
    Barbara S Mensch
    Population Council USA, New York, NY, USA
    Curr Opin HIV AIDS 7:534-41. 2012
    ..We conclude by offering a new framework for investigating product acceptability within clinical trials, one which considers product acceptability to be conceptually distinct from adherence...
  3. pmc Characteristics of female sex workers in southern India willing and unwilling to participate in a placebo gel trial
    Barbara S Mensch
    Population Council, New York, NY 10017, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:585-97. 2013
    ..This analysis suggests that the primary reason FSWs participated in the trial was a desire for health care-not other factors hypothesized to be important, e.g., HIV risk perception and poverty status...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint The changing nature of adolescence in the Kassena-Nankana District of northern Ghana
    B S Mensch
    Policy Research Division, Population Council, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 30:95-111. 1999
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  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. ncbi request reprint Adolescents in Vietnam: looking beyond reproductive health
    Barbara S Mensch
    Policy Research Division, Population Council, New York, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 34:249-62. 2003
    ..The data analysis reveals that, at least currently, the sexual behavior of unmarried adolescents in Vietnam is not what jeopardizes their health and well-being...
  9. ncbi request reprint Gender-role attitudes among Egyptian adolescents
    Barbara S Mensch
    Policy Research Division, Population Council, New York, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 34:8-18. 2003
    ..The implications of these findings are discussed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Premarital sex, schoolgirl pregnancy, and school quality in rural Kenya
    B S Mensch
    Policy Research Division, Population Council, New York, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 32:285-301. 2001
    ..Furthermore, although policymakers in Kenya are clearly concerned with the problem of "schoolgirl pregnancy," the data indicate that in this sample, pregnancy is not the primary reason that girls leave school...
  11. 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
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  12. 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...
  13. doi request reprint Marriage and childbirth as factors in dropping out from school: an analysis of DHS data from sub-Saharan Africa
    Cynthia B Lloyd
    Population Council, New York, NY 10017, USA
    Popul Stud (Camb) 62:1-13. 2008
    ..Furthermore, the risks of leaving school because of pregnancy or marriage have declined over time with the decline in rates of early marriage and childbearing...
  14. 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
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  15. ncbi request reprint The decline of female circumcision in Egypt: evidence and interpretation
    Omaima el-Gibaly
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Assiut University, USA
    Soc Sci Med 54:205-20. 2002
    ..When the analysis includes boys as well as uncircumcised girls, a large gender gap emerges, with boys considerably more supportive of the practice than are their female counterparts...

Research Grants13

  1. Assessing & Improving the Measurement of Sexual Behavior
    Barbara Mensch; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  2. Assessing & Improving the Measurement of Sexual Behavior
    Barbara Mensch; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  3. Assessing & Improving the Measurement of Sexual Behavior
    Barbara Mensch; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  4. IMPACT OF SCHOOL QUALITY ON ADOLESCENTS
    Barbara Mensch; Fiscal Year: 2000
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  5. IMPACT OF SCHOOL QUALITY ON ADOLESCENTS
    Barbara Mensch; Fiscal Year: 1999
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  6. Education and HIV risk among young people in a high prevalence country
    BARBARA SENA contact MENSCH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Our research seeks to uncover those aspects of schooling that will lead to more protective behaviors and lower HIV risk among young women and men. ..
  7. IMPACT OF SCHOOL QUALITY ON ADOLESCENTS
    Barbara Mensch; Fiscal Year: 2001
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  8. Assessing & Improving the Measurement of Sexual Behavior
    Barbara Mensch; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  9. Assessing & Improving the Measurement of Sexual Behavior
    Barbara Mensch; Fiscal Year: 2007
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