Kyung Hee Choi

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Experiences of discrimination and their impact on the mental health among African American, Asian and Pacific Islander, and Latino men who have sex with men
    Kyung Hee Choi
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:868-74. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Lack of HIV testing and awareness of HIV infection among men who have sex with men, Beijing, China
    Kyung Hee Choi
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California San Francisco, 94105, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 18:33-43. 2006
  3. pmc The effects of sexism, psychological distress, and difficult sexual situations on U.S. women's sexual risk behaviors
    Kyung Hee Choi
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, 94105, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 23:397-411. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint The influence of social and sexual networks in the spread of HIV and syphilis among men who have sex with men in Shanghai, China
    Kyung Hee Choi
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 45:77-84. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Social discrimination, concurrent sexual partnerships, and HIV risk among men who have sex with men in Shanghai, China
    Kyung Hee Choi
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, 50 Beale Street, Suite 1300, San Francisco, CA, 94105, USA
    AIDS Behav 12:S71-7. 2008
  6. pmc The efficacy of female condom skills training in HIV risk reduction among women: a randomized controlled trial
    Kyung Hee Choi
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, 50 Beale St, Suite 1300, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1841-8. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint An opportunity for prevention: prevalence, incidence, and sexual risk for HIV among young Asian and Pacific Islander men who have sex with men, San Francisco
    Kyung Hee Choi
    University of California, San Francisco Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 31:475-80. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Unprotected sex and associated risk factors among young Asian and Pacific Islander men who have sex with men
    Kyung Hee Choi
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies CAPS, University of California, San Francisco, 74 New Montgomery St, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 14:472-81. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Trends in sexually transmitted diseases, sexual risk behavior, and HIV infection among Asian/Pacific Islander men who have sex with men, San Francisco, 1999-2005
    H Fisher Raymond
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:262-4. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Age and race mixing patterns of sexual partnerships among Asian men who have sex with men: implications for HIV transmission and prevention
    Kyung Hee Choi
    University of California, San Francisco Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, 94105, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 15:53-65. 2003

Research Grants

  1. Social/Sexual Networks & HIV Risk: Men of Color
    Kyung Hee Choi; Fiscal Year: 2010
  2. Developing a Network Intervention to Promote Women's Health
    Kyung Hee Choi; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Asian Men's Health Study
    Kyung Hee Choi; Fiscal Year: 2005
  4. Female Condom Intervention Trial
    Kyung Hee Choi; Fiscal Year: 2005
  5. Influence of Stigma and Discrimination on HIV Risk among Men in China
    Kyung Hee Choi; Fiscal Year: 2010

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Detail Information

Publications34

  1. pmc Experiences of discrimination and their impact on the mental health among African American, Asian and Pacific Islander, and Latino men who have sex with men
    Kyung Hee Choi
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:868-74. 2013
    ..We examined the associations between specific types and sources of discrimination and mental health outcomes among US racial/ethnic minority men who have sex with men (MSM) and how these associations varied by race/ethnicity...
  2. ncbi request reprint Lack of HIV testing and awareness of HIV infection among men who have sex with men, Beijing, China
    Kyung Hee Choi
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California San Francisco, 94105, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 18:33-43. 2006
    ..The prevalence of HIV testing among MSM in Beijing is low; almost all HIV-positive men in our study were unaware of their infection. Our findings suggest an urgent need to promote HIV testing among MSM in Beijing...
  3. pmc The effects of sexism, psychological distress, and difficult sexual situations on U.S. women's sexual risk behaviors
    Kyung Hee Choi
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, 94105, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 23:397-411. 2011
    ..Our results suggest the need to develop HIV prevention strategies for women that address two mechanisms-psychological distress and difficult sexual situations-that link social discrimination to women's sexual risk for HIV...
  4. ncbi request reprint The influence of social and sexual networks in the spread of HIV and syphilis among men who have sex with men in Shanghai, China
    Kyung Hee Choi
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 45:77-84. 2007
    ..To analyze characteristics of social and sexual networks and their role as risk factors for HIV and syphilis among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Shanghai, China...
  5. doi request reprint Social discrimination, concurrent sexual partnerships, and HIV risk among men who have sex with men in Shanghai, China
    Kyung Hee Choi
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, 50 Beale Street, Suite 1300, San Francisco, CA, 94105, USA
    AIDS Behav 12:S71-7. 2008
    ..These results suggest that homophobia, financial hardship, and sex partner concurrency should be addressed to help reduce sexual risk for HIV among MSM in China...
  6. pmc The efficacy of female condom skills training in HIV risk reduction among women: a randomized controlled trial
    Kyung Hee Choi
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, 50 Beale St, Suite 1300, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1841-8. 2008
    ..We evaluated the efficacy of skills training designed to increase female condom use among women...
  7. ncbi request reprint An opportunity for prevention: prevalence, incidence, and sexual risk for HIV among young Asian and Pacific Islander men who have sex with men, San Francisco
    Kyung Hee Choi
    University of California, San Francisco Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 31:475-80. 2004
    ..We investigated HIV prevalence and incidence and related risk factors among young Asian and Pacific Islander (API) men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Unprotected sex and associated risk factors among young Asian and Pacific Islander men who have sex with men
    Kyung Hee Choi
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies CAPS, University of California, San Francisco, 74 New Montgomery St, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 14:472-81. 2002
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Trends in sexually transmitted diseases, sexual risk behavior, and HIV infection among Asian/Pacific Islander men who have sex with men, San Francisco, 1999-2005
    H Fisher Raymond
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:262-4. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Age and race mixing patterns of sexual partnerships among Asian men who have sex with men: implications for HIV transmission and prevention
    Kyung Hee Choi
    University of California, San Francisco Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, 94105, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 15:53-65. 2003
    ....
  11. pmc Social network characteristics and HIV risk among African American, Asian/Pacific Islander, and Latino men who have sex with men
    Kyung Hee Choi
    Department of Medicine, Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA and The Global Forum on MSM and HIV, Oakland, CA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 64:496-501. 2013
    ..To examine how social networks influence HIV risk among US racial/ethnic minority men who have sex with men (MSM) and whether the associations of social network characteristics with risk vary by race/ethnicity...
  12. ncbi request reprint Patterns and predictors of female condom use among ethnically diverse women attending family planning clinics
    Kyung Hee Choi
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco 94105, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:91-8. 2003
    ..The female condom is a viable option for women to protect themselves from HIV infection and other sexually transmitted diseases...
  13. ncbi request reprint Emerging HIV-1 epidemic in China in men who have sex with men
    Kyung Hee Choi
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA 9410, USA
    Lancet 361:2125-6. 2003
    ..Most men older than 39 years had been married. Our findings suggest the potential for spread of HIV-1 between men who have sex with men and to their heterosexual partners...
  14. pmc Social network influences on male and female condom use among women attending family planning clinics in the United States
    Kyung Hee Choi
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:757-62. 2009
    ..Research has shown that social networks play an important role in determining health behaviors. However, little is known about their influence on male and female condom use among women...
  15. pmc Strategies for managing racism and homophobia among U.S. ethnic and racial minority men who have sex with men
    Kyung Hee Choi
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, 94105, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 23:145-58. 2011
    ..Men also actively countered stigmatization by (e) direct confrontation. More research is needed to understand the efficacy of these coping strategies in mitigating negative health consequences of stigmatization and discrimination...
  16. ncbi request reprint Substance use, substance choice, and unprotected anal intercourse among young Asian American and Pacific Islander men who have sex with men
    Kyung Hee Choi
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California San Francisco, 50 Beale Street, Ste 1300, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 17:418-29. 2005
    ..One third of sampled young API MSM used drugs or alcohol during sex. The co-occurrence of ecstasy and popper use and unprotected sex underscores the need to develop HIV prevention programs focusing on particular drugs...
  17. ncbi request reprint High level of hepatitis B infection and ongoing risk among Asian/Pacific Islander men who have sex with men, San Francisco, 2000-2001
    Kyung Hee Choi
    University of California San Francisco, 74 New Montgomery Street, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:44-8. 2005
    ..This study examined serologic markers of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and immunity among young Asian/Pacific Islander men who have sex with men (API MSM) in San Francisco...
  18. ncbi request reprint A validation and reduced form of the Female Condom Attitudes Scale
    Torsten B Neilands
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California at San Francisco, 94105, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 14:158-71. 2002
    ..Implications of these findings for basic and applied intervention research are discussed...
  19. ncbi request reprint High levels of unprotected sex with men and women among men who have sex with men: a potential bridge of HIV transmission in Beijing, China
    Kyung Hee Choi
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco 94105, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 16:19-30. 2004
    ..This finding suggests that MSM are a potential bridge of HIV transmission to heterosexual women (or vice versa) and that addressing the HIV prevention needs of MSM may benefit the wider population...
  20. ncbi request reprint HIV testing trends and correlates among young Asian and Pacific Islander men who have sex with men in two U.S. cities
    Tri D Do
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California San Francisco, 94105, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 18:44-55. 2006
    ..HIV prevention campaigns should increase the awareness and availability of culturally appropriate testing sites and urge more frequent testing by young API MSM...
  21. ncbi request reprint HIV prevention for Asian and Pacific Islander men who have sex with men: identifying needs for the Asia Pacific region
    Kyung Hee Choi
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 16:v-vii. 2004
  22. pmc Assessment of fully and partially condom-protected sex among US women: the potential for overestimating protected sex acts
    Kyung Hee Choi
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:445-7. 2011
    ..9% and 9.2% were fully and partially protected by a condom, respectively. The potential for misclassifying partially condom-protected sex acts as fully condom-protected sex acts is discussed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Introducing and negotiating the use of female condoms in sexual relationships: qualitative interviews with women attending a family planning clinic
    Kyung Hee Choi
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    AIDS Behav 8:251-61. 2004
    ..Implications of our findings for HIV risk reduction program development are discussed...
  24. doi request reprint Assessment of stigma towards homosexuality in China: a study of men who have sex with men
    Torsten B Neilands
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco UCSF, 50 Beale St, Suite 1300, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 37:838-44. 2008
    ..Enacted stigma exhibited satisfactory internal reliability and was associated with HIV sexual risk behavior. Further research is needed to refine perceived and other stigma constructs for Chinese MSM...
  25. doi request reprint A social-ecological perspective on power and HIV/AIDS with a sample of men who have sex with men of colour
    Judy Y Tan
    a Department of Medicine, Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, USA
    Cult Health Sex 16:202-15. 2014
    ..Findings offer a dynamic understanding of the nature of HIV risk as derived from everyday power exchanges and provide theoretical foundation for future work on individual resilience against HIV-related risks over time. ..
  26. pmc Charting a moral life: the influence of stigma and filial duties on marital decisions among Chinese men who have sex with men
    Wayne T Steward
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e71778. 2013
    ..We seek to show that MSM's actions were motivated by moral considerations, even when those choices posed HIV transmission risks...
  27. doi request reprint Evaluating the validity and reliability of a modified schedule of sexist events: implications for public health research on women's HIV risk behaviors
    Lisa Bowleg
    Department of Community Health and Prevention, Drexel University, 1505 Race Street, Mailstop 1032, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Women Health 47:19-40. 2008
    ..89). Structural equation modeling results demonstrated that the SSE-LM is associated with women's sexual risk behaviors with secondary partners, but not primary partners...
  28. pmc HIV prevention services received at health care and HIV test providers by young men who have sex with men: an examination of racial disparities
    Stephanie K Behel
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention Surveillance and Epidemiology, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Urban Health 85:727-43. 2008
    ..Differential experience with HIV prevention services does not explain the higher HIV prevalence among black and Hispanic MSM...
  29. doi request reprint Dual identity among gay Asian Pacific Islander men
    Don Operario
    Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Cult Health Sex 10:447-61. 2008
    ..Their experiences are discussed in the light of theoretical models of psychosocial development and frameworks for understanding self-concept complexity...
  30. ncbi request reprint Working to prevent HIV/STIs among women in the sex industry in a rural town of Hainan, China
    Su Su Liao
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Peking Union Medical College and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, 5 Dong Dan San Tiao, Beijing, 100005, China
    AIDS Behav 10:S35-45. 2006
    ..This study demonstrates that outreach to female sex workers, if appropriately tailored to local settings, can increase condom use in a resource-limited rural area...
  31. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of substance use among young Asian Pacific Islander men who have sex with men
    Don Operario
    Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Prev Sci 7:19-29. 2006
    ..Associations between substance use and sexual risk behaviors also emerged. These findings suggest a need to improve substance use and HIV prevention intervention efforts for young API MSM...
  32. ncbi request reprint HIV/AIDS among Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States
    Kyung Hee Choi
    1 University of California, San Francisco Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, San Francisco
    AIDS Educ Prev 17:iii-v. 2005
  33. ncbi request reprint Self-reported symptoms of reproductive tract infections among rural women in Hainan, China: prevalence rates and risk factors
    Dong yan Xia
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and School of Basic Medicine, Peking Union Medical College, Beijing
    Sex Transm Dis 31:643-9. 2004
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint HIV-1 in ethnic Shan migrant workers in northern Thailand
    KriengKrai Srithanaviboonchai
    Office of Communicable Disease Control Region 10, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    AIDS 16:929-31. 2002
    ..7% men, 3.8% women). This figure is almost double that of comparable population groups in Chiang Mai, e.g. pregnant women and military recruits. HIV prevention programmes are urgently needed for this vulnerable population...

Research Grants15

  1. Social/Sexual Networks & HIV Risk: Men of Color
    Kyung Hee Choi; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  2. Developing a Network Intervention to Promote Women's Health
    Kyung Hee Choi; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, the study has the potential to create a prevention program that could reach a larger number of women at risk for HIV and, in turn, greatly reduce the number of heterosexually transmitted HIV infections. ..
  3. Asian Men's Health Study
    Kyung Hee Choi; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Female Condom Intervention Trial
    Kyung Hee Choi; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proposed study will expand the field of HIV prevention by developing a new intervention for women. In addition, it will help broaden a range of prevention strategies for women and, in turn, help reduce their risk for HIV infection. ..
  5. Influence of Stigma and Discrimination on HIV Risk among Men in China
    Kyung Hee Choi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....