R A Crosby

Summary

Affiliation: University of Kentucky
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prospective associations between perceived barriers to condom: use and "perfect use"
    Richard A Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky Rural Center for AIDS STD Prevention, The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 47:70-2. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Understanding problems with condom fit and feel: an important opportunity for improving clinic-based safer sex programs
    Richard A Crosby
    The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
    J Prim Prev 34:109-15. 2013
  3. doi request reprint A partner-related risk behavior index to identify people at elevated risk for sexually transmitted infections
    Richard Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, 121 Washington Ave, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    J Prim Prev 34:81-7. 2013
  4. pmc Predictors of consistent condom use among young African American women
    Richard A Crosby
    College of Public Health at the University of Kentucky, 121 Washington Ave, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:865-71. 2013
  5. doi request reprint State of condom use in HIV prevention science and practice
    Richard A Crosby
    College of Public Health at the University of Kentucky, 151 Washington Ave, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 10:59-64. 2013
  6. pmc Condom effectiveness against non-viral sexually transmitted infections: a prospective study using electronic daily diaries
    Richard A Crosby
    Department of Health Behavior, College of Public Health at the University of Kentucky, 151 Washington Avenue, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 88:484-9. 2012
  7. pmc A prospective event-level analysis of condom use experiences following STI testing among patients in three US cities
    Richard Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 39:756-60. 2012
  8. pmc Prevalence of HIV and risky sexual behaviors among rural drug users: does age matter?
    Richard A Crosby
    Department of Health Behavior, University of Kentucky College of Public Health, Lexington, 40506, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 22:778-82. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Condom migration resulting from circumcision, microbicides and vaccines: brief review and methodological considerations
    Richard A Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, 111 Washington Avenue, Lexington, KY 40536 0003, USA
    Sex Health 9:96-102. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Condom effectiveness: where are we now?
    Richard Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, 121 Washington Avenue, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    Sex Health 9:10-7. 2012

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Publications115 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Prospective associations between perceived barriers to condom: use and "perfect use"
    Richard A Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky Rural Center for AIDS STD Prevention, The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 47:70-2. 2014
    ..Identifying malleable predictors of condom use in a clinic-based population may benefit efforts to prevent sexually transmitted infections (STIs)...
  2. doi request reprint Understanding problems with condom fit and feel: an important opportunity for improving clinic-based safer sex programs
    Richard A Crosby
    The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
    J Prim Prev 34:109-15. 2013
    ..These issues, mostly focused on loss of pleasure, represent a substantial public health problem and thus warrant attention in safer sex programs...
  3. doi request reprint A partner-related risk behavior index to identify people at elevated risk for sexually transmitted infections
    Richard Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, 121 Washington Ave, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    J Prim Prev 34:81-7. 2013
    ..This index could be used to prioritize and guide intensified clinic-based counseling for high-risk patients of STI and other clinics...
  4. pmc Predictors of consistent condom use among young African American women
    Richard A Crosby
    College of Public Health at the University of Kentucky, 121 Washington Ave, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:865-71. 2013
    ..Relational variables were predictive of consistent condom use among young African American women. STD/HIV preventive interventions should target these factors, perhaps in dyad-level interventions...
  5. doi request reprint State of condom use in HIV prevention science and practice
    Richard A Crosby
    College of Public Health at the University of Kentucky, 151 Washington Ave, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 10:59-64. 2013
    ..After reviewing each of these four areas of research, this article will offer speculation about the future of condom use for HIV prevention...
  6. pmc Condom effectiveness against non-viral sexually transmitted infections: a prospective study using electronic daily diaries
    Richard A Crosby
    Department of Health Behavior, College of Public Health at the University of Kentucky, 151 Washington Avenue, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 88:484-9. 2012
    ..To prospectively evaluate the protective value of consistent and correct use of latex condoms against the acquisition of Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Trichomonas vaginalis...
  7. pmc A prospective event-level analysis of condom use experiences following STI testing among patients in three US cities
    Richard Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 39:756-60. 2012
    ..The study also identified event-level condom use errors associated with condom breakage and slippage during sex...
  8. pmc Prevalence of HIV and risky sexual behaviors among rural drug users: does age matter?
    Richard A Crosby
    Department of Health Behavior, University of Kentucky College of Public Health, Lexington, 40506, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 22:778-82. 2012
    ..Also, to determine whether young drug-using adults in a rural area engage in greater levels of sexual risk behavior than their older counterparts...
  9. doi request reprint Condom migration resulting from circumcision, microbicides and vaccines: brief review and methodological considerations
    Richard A Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, 111 Washington Avenue, Lexington, KY 40536 0003, USA
    Sex Health 9:96-102. 2012
    ..To provide an updated review of condom migration as a means of highlighting methodological issues for future studies of this behavioural issue...
  10. doi request reprint Condom effectiveness: where are we now?
    Richard Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, 121 Washington Avenue, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    Sex Health 9:10-7. 2012
    ..Subsequent studies, however, should be designed to greatly reduce the error variance that predisposes condom effectiveness studies to type 2 errors that mask the potential value of condoms...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint The protective value of social capital against teen pregnancy: a state-level analysis
    Richard A Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506 0003, USA
    J Adolesc Health 38:556-9. 2006
    ..To investigate whether social capital may explain differences in teen pregnancy rates in the contiguous United States...
  14. pmc Young African American men having sex with multiple partners are more likely to use condoms incorrectly: a clinic-based study
    Richard A Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    Am J Mens Health 2:340-3. 2008
    ..These men may benefit from clinic-based, targeted counseling and education designed to foster improved quality of condom use...
  15. ncbi request reprint Correlates of having unprotected vaginal sex among detained adolescent females: an exploratory study of sexual factors
    Richard Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA
    Sex Health 1:151-5. 2004
    ..This exploratory study identified associations between these factors and engaging in unprotected vaginal sex (UVS) among a sample of adolescent females recruited from short-term detention facilities in the USA...
  16. 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)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Condom discomfort and associated problems with their use among university students
    Richard Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    J Am Coll Health 54:143-7. 2005
    ..Continued investigation of this topic is warranted. Prevention education may benefit university students by promoting several key practices, such as adding lubricant to condoms before they dry out and acquiring condoms that fit properly...
  18. ncbi request reprint Health risk factors among detained adolescent females
    Richard Crosby
    School of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506 0003, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:404-10. 2004
    ..To identify the prevalence of health risk factors among a sample of detained adolescent females and determine whether there are racial/ethnic differences...
  19. pmc Lack of recent condom use among detained adolescent males: a multilevel investigation
    R Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, 121 Washington, Avenue, Room 111C, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 80:425-9. 2004
    ..To investigate multiple levels of influence with respect to the lack of recent condom use among a high risk sample of adolescent males recruited from short term detention facilities...
  20. pmc Use of recreational Viagra among men having sex with men
    R Crosby
    College of Public Health, 121 Washington Avenue, Room 111C, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 80:466-8. 2004
    ..Thus, an exploratory study was conducted to identify bivariate correlates of recreational (non-prescription) Viagra use among men who have sex with men (MSM) attending a popular sex resort for men located in the southern United States...
  21. ncbi request reprint A descriptive analysis of HIV risk behavior among men having sex with men attending a large sex resort
    Richard Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 37:1496-9. 2004
    ..The findings suggest that MSM attending sex resorts may experience substantial risk of HIV infection. Sex resorts may be an important venue for HIV prevention...
  22. ncbi request reprint Gay men who attend sex resorts: a typology associated with high-risk sexual behaviour
    Richard Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 16:158-62. 2005
    ..029). This typology may be useful for more efficient targeting of prevention and counselling programmes designed to reduce sexually transmitted infection incidence among this high-risk (and understudied) population of MSM...
  23. doi request reprint Balancing rigor against the inherent limitations of investigating hard-to-reach populations
    Richard A Crosby
    College of Public Health at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    Health Educ Res 25:1-5. 2010
    ..Striking the perfect balance between rigor and practicality to the field is a question that health promotion researchers and professionals need to determine through ongoing dialogue and debate...
  24. ncbi request reprint Condom failure among adolescents: implications for STD prevention
    Richard A Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Adolesc Health 36:534-6. 2005
    ..Frequency of condom failure was positively associated with STD diagnosis (AOR = 1.22, 95% CI = 1.01-1.48), with the odds of testing positive increasing 22% for each added event of failure...
  25. ncbi request reprint Accounting for failures may improve precision: evidence supporting improved validity of self-reported condom use
    Richard Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506 0003, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:513-5. 2005
    ..To determine whether a measure of unprotected vaginal sex that is adjusted for condom failures would produce improved accuracy in predicting biologically confirmed STDs (chlamydia and gonorrhea) among female teens...
  26. ncbi request reprint Differences in HIV risk behaviors among black and white men who have sex with men
    Richard Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Kentucky 40506 0003, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:744-8. 2007
    ..This study tested the hypothesis that black MSM engage in greater levels of HIV risk behaviors than white MSM and sought to determine if self-reported HIV serostatus moderated any of the observed differences...
  27. pmc Men with broken condoms: who and why?
    R A Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, 121 Washington Avenue, Room 111C, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 83:71-5. 2007
    ..To identify (1) the prevalence of condom breakage, and demographic and sexuality-related differences among young men who have sex with women reporting and not reporting this event; (2) condom-specific behaviours associated with breakage...
  28. doi request reprint Adolescents' sexually transmitted disease protective attitudes predict sexually transmitted disease acquisition in early adulthood
    Richard A Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, 121 Washington Ave, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    J Sch Health 78:310-3. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that adolescents' attitudes about protecting themselves from STDs predict their laboratory-confirmed prevalence of STDs in early adulthood...
  29. ncbi request reprint Do protective behaviors follow the experience of testing positive for herpes simplex type 2?
    Richard A Crosby
    Department of Health Behavior, University of Kentucky College of Public Health, Lexington, Kentucky 40506 0003, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:787-90. 2008
    ..To test the hypothesis that individuals attending a sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinic would adopt sexual protective behaviors after receiving a positive test for herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Condom 'turn offs' among adults: an exploratory study
    Richard Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, 121 Washington Avenue, Lexington, KY, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 19:590-4. 2008
    ..Although some turn offs differed as a function of gender, there was remarkable similarity between men and women...
  31. ncbi request reprint An event-specific analysis of condom breakage among African American men at risk of HIV acquisition
    Richard Crosby
    College of Public Health at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506 0003, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:174-7. 2008
    ..This study identified user errors leading to condom breakage using an event-specific analysis among young African American men newly diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease (STD)...
  32. pmc Condom misuse among adjudicated girls: associations with laboratory-confirmed chlamydia and gonorrhea
    Richard Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506 0003, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 20:339-43. 2007
    ..To identify the prevalence of condom use errors among detained female teens and to test two inter-related hypotheses concerning condom failure...
  33. ncbi request reprint Is suspicion of genital herpes infection associated with avoiding sex? A clinic-based study
    Richard A Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
    Sex Health 5:279-83. 2008
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  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. ncbi request reprint Co-occurrence of intoxication during sex and sexually transmissible infections among young African American women: does partner intoxication matter?
    Richard A Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, 121 Washington Avenue, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
    Sex Health 5:285-9. 2008
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Correlates of intent to be vaccinated against human papillomavirus: an exploratory study of college-aged women
    Richard Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, 121 Washington Ave, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    Sex Health 4:71-3. 2007
    ..The findings suggest that opportunities may exist for clinic-based HPV vaccine promotion among this population of women...
  39. doi request reprint Slips, breaks and 'falls': condom errors and problems reported by men attending an STD clinic
    Richard Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 19:90-3. 2008
    ..Multiple types of condom-use errors and problems may be highly prevalent among high-risk men attending public STD clinics...
  40. ncbi request reprint Does knowing about an HPV infection influence behavior change? A feasibility study of females attending a teen clinic
    Richard Crosby
    College of Public Health at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506 0003, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 21:373-6. 2008
    ..This feasibility study also included non-statistical comparisons of risk behaviors assessed at follow-up...
  41. pmc A brief, clinic-based, safer sex intervention for heterosexual African American men newly diagnosed with an STD: a randomized controlled trial
    Richard Crosby
    Department of Health Behavior, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S96-103. 2009
    ..We evaluated the efficacy of a brief, clinic-based, safer sex program administered by a lay health adviser for young heterosexual African American men newly diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease (STD)...
  42. doi request reprint Two heads are better than one: the association between condom decision-making and condom use errors and problems
    R Crosby
    College of Public Health, 121 Washington Ave, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 84:198-201. 2008
    ..This exploratory study compared the frequency of condom use errors and problems between men reporting that condom use for penile-vaginal sex was a mutual decision compared with men making the decision unilaterally...
  43. ncbi request reprint Correlates of intent for repeat HIV testing among low-income women attending an urgent care clinic in the urban south
    Richard Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health and Emory Center for AIDS Research, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Public Health Nurs 21:419-24. 2004
    ..3 greater odds of indicating low intent (AOR = 3.3, p = 0.002). Study findings provide a potential focal point for efforts designed to promote repeat HIV testing among women from the study population...
  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 Theory development in health promotion: are we there yet?
    Richard Crosby
    College of Public Health at the University of Kentucky, 121 Washington Ave, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    J Behav Med 33:259-63. 2010
    ..The evolution of theory should be practice-based, largely ecological in nature, and the resulting theories should be easily accessible to practitioners...
  46. doi request reprint Uptake of free HPV vaccination among young women: a comparison of rural versus urban rates
    Richard A Crosby
    College of Public Health at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506, USA
    J Rural Health 27:380-4. 2011
    ..To contrast rates of initial HPV vaccine uptake, offered at no cost, between a rural clinic, a rural community college, and an urban college clinic and to identify rural versus urban differences in uptake of free booster doses...
  47. doi request reprint Human papillomavirus vaccine intention among college men: what's oral sex got to do with it?
    Richard A Crosby
    College of Public Health and the Rural Cancer Prevention Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
    J Am Coll Health 60:8-12. 2012
    ..To identify associations between engaging in oral sex and perceived risk of oral cancer among college men. Also, to identify associations, and their moderating factors, between oral sex and human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine acceptance...
  48. doi request reprint Is phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor use associated with condom breakage?
    R Crosby
    College of Public Health, Kentucky 40506 0003, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 85:404-5. 2009
    ..48; p = 0.04). Of note, duration of PVI was independently associated with breakage (AOR 1.36; CI 1.02 to 1.83; p = 0.04). Findings suggest that PDE5i use may potentially be associated with increased odds of condom breakage among some men...
  49. ncbi request reprint A theory-based approach to understanding condom errors and problems reported by men attending an STI clinic
    Richard A Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, 121 Washington Avenue, Suite 111C, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    AIDS Behav 12:412-8. 2008
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Does it fit okay? Problems with condom use as a function of self-reported poor fit
    R A Crosby
    College of Public Health at the University of Kentucky, 121 Washington Avenue, Suite 113, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 86:36-8. 2010
    ..To identify associations between men's self-reports of ill-fitting condoms and selected condom use problems, using an event-specific analysis...
  51. 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...
  52. doi request reprint Problems with condoms may be reduced for men taking ample time to apply them
    Richard A Crosby
    The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction, Morrison Hall 313, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Sex Health 7:66-70. 2010
    ....
  53. pmc If the condom fits, wear it: a qualitative study of young African-American men
    R A Crosby
    Kentucky School of Public Health, Division of Human Behavior, 121 Washington Avenue, Room 111C, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 80:306-9. 2004
    ..To extend the current knowledge base pertaining to condom failure among young African-American men by assessing their experiences with male condom use...
  54. ncbi request reprint Correlates of negative intent to receive an AIDS vaccine: an exploratory study
    Richard A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Department of Behavioural Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 15:552-7. 2004
    ..9 times more likely to have negative intent (P = 0.055). Among this demographically diverse sample, behavioural and psychosocial (rather than demographic measures) were associated with negative intent to receive an AIDS vaccine...
  55. ncbi request reprint What is a planning model? An introduction to PRECEDE-PROCEED
    Richard Crosby
    Department of Health Behavior, College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, 121 Washington Avenue, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    J Public Health Dent 71:S7-15. 2011
    ..This observation teaches a vital lesson, namely that program planning is larger and is a more comprehensive task compared to the subservient function of theory selection and application...
  56. 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...
  57. 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...
  58. 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...
  59. 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...
  60. 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...
  61. 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...
  62. 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...
  63. 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
  64. 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
    ....
  65. 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...
  66. 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...
  67. 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
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Correlates of unprotected anal sex with casual partners: a study of gay men living in the southern United States
    David R Holtgrave
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:575-8. 2006
    ..Subsequent research may build upon these findings to determine the causal pathway to UAS among MSM having sex with non-main partners. Findings may be useful in constructing prevention interventions for MSM frequenting gay venues...
  69. ncbi request reprint Repeat HIV testing among low-income minority women: a descriptive analysis of factors influencing decisional balance
    Elizabeth A Bonney
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:330-5. 2004
    ..The study also determined associations between summative measures of barriers (and supportive factors) and women's intent to be tested for HIV...
  70. ncbi request reprint Behavioral interventions to reduce incidence of HIV, STD, and pregnancy among adolescents: a decade in review
    Leah Robin
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, MS K 33, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Adolesc Health 34:3-26. 2004
    ..We describe evaluated programs and identify program and evaluation issues for health educators and researchers...
  71. 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...
  72. 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...
  73. 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...
  74. 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...
  75. ncbi request reprint Association of adolescents' history of sexually transmitted disease (STD) and their current high-risk behavior and STD status: a case for intensifying clinic-based prevention efforts
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 29:503-9. 2002
    ..The association between adolescents' previous experience of STD and recent sexual risk behaviors has been ill-defined...
  76. 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...
  77. ncbi request reprint Family influences and biologically confirmed sexually transmitted infections among detained adolescents
    Richard Crosby
    Kentucky School of Public Health, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 76:389-94. 2006
    ..Findings suggest that STD prevention efforts for detained adolescents (particularly high-risk minority females older than age 16) might focus on increasing monitoring by a parent or parental figure...
  78. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial and behavioral correlates of refusing unwanted sex among African-American adolescent females
    Catlainn Sionean
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Adolesc Health 30:55-63. 2002
    ....
  79. 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...
  80. ncbi request reprint The Atlanta Urban Adolescent Network Study: a network view of STD prevalence
    Richard Rothenberg
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:525-31. 2007
    ..To examine the epidemiology of multiple infections in teenagers and their contacts...
  81. 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...
  82. 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
  83. 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...
  84. ncbi request reprint Is social capital a protective factor against obesity and diabetes? Findings from an exploratory study
    David R Holtgrave
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:406-8. 2006
    ..The aim of this exploratory study is to examine the relationship between social capital and the important public health variables of obesity and diabetes in the adult population in the United States...
  85. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial predictors of HIV-associated sexual behaviors and the efficacy of prevention interventions in adolescents at-risk for HIV infection: what works and what doesn't work?
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:598-605. 2008
    ..Subsequently, we offer recommendations for improving future programs aimed at reducing the incidence of STI/HIV infection among adolescents...
  86. 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...
  87. 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
    ....
  88. 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
  89. 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...
  90. 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
    ....
  91. 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...
  92. 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...
  93. 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...
  94. 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...
  95. 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)...
  96. 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...
  97. 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
    ....
  98. 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...
  99. 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
    ....
  100. 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...
  101. 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...