Affiliation: University of Washington
- Concurrent partnerships and HIV prevalence disparities by race: linking science and public health practiceMartina Morris
Departments of Sociology and Statistics, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Am J Public Health 99:1023-31. 2009..Using a data-driven network simulation model, we found that the levels of concurrency and assortative mixing observed produced a 2.6-fold racial disparity in the epidemic potential among young African American adults...
- Prevalence of HIV infection among young adults in the United States: results from the Add Health studyMartina Morris
Department of Sociology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98125, USA
Am J Public Health 96:1091-7. 2006..We estimated HIV prevalence rates among young adults in the United States...
- Concurrent partnerships, acute infection and HIV epidemic dynamics among young adults in ZimbabweSteven M Goodreau
Department of Anthropology, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
AIDS Behav 16:312-22. 2012..The impact of acute infection is strongly moderated by concurrency. Reducing this impact by reducing concurrency could potentially end the current HIV epidemic in Zimbabwe...
- Concurrent partnerships and HIV: an inconvenient truthHelen Epstein
Departments of Sociology and Statistics, Box 354322 University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 4322, USA
J Int AIDS Soc 14:13. 2011..This kind of research is indeed the only way to obtain conclusive evidence on the role of concurrency, the programmes needed for effective prevention, the willingness of people to change behaviour, and the obstacles to change...
- Degree distributions in sexual networks: a framework for evaluating evidenceDeven T Hamilton
Department of Sociology, University of Washington, Seatle, Washington 98195, USA
Sex Transm Dis 35:30-40. 2008..We present a likelihood based statistical framework to test the fit of power-law and alternative social process models for the degree distribution, and derive the sexually transmitted infection epidemic predictions from each model...
- Partner-specific sexual behavioral differences between phase 3 HIV vaccine efficacy trial participants and controls: Project VISIONWilliam L H Whittington
Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:234-8. 2006..To assess and compare sexual behaviors using partner-specific data between HIV-negative men who have sex with men (MSM) recruited for an HIV vaccine efficacy trial and a control group...
- Timing is everything: international variations in historical sexual partnership concurrency and HIV prevalenceMartina Morris
Departments of Statistics and Sociology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
PLoS ONE 5:e14092. 2010..But measures of the prevalence of concurrency alone do not adequately capture the impact concurrency will have on transmission dynamics. The importance of overlap duration and coital exposure are examined here...
- Developing concurrency messages for the black community in Seattle, WashingtonMichele Peake Andrasik
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, 98102, USA
AIDS Educ Prev 24:527-48. 2012....
- Birds of a feather, or friend of a friend? Using exponential random graph models to investigate adolescent social networksSteven M Goodreau
Department of Anthropology, Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology, Campus Box 353100, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 91895, USA
Demography 46:103-25. 2009..We conclude with a discussion of how network analysis may contribute to our understanding of sociodemographic structure and the processes that create it...
- Consistency of self-reported sexual behavior in surveysDeven T Hamilton
Department of Sociology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Arch Sex Behav 39:842-60. 2010..Surprisingly, the mode of survey administration did not appear to influence disclosure when the questions were similar. We conclude that there is more consistency in sexual partnership reporting than is commonly believed...
- Mathematical models for HIV transmission dynamics: tools for social and behavioral science researchSusan Cassels
Center for AIDS Research and the Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:S34-9. 2008..Our aims are to demonstrate the value that these analytic tools have for social and behavioral sciences in HIV prevention research, to identify gaps in the current literature, and to suggest directions for future research...
- Sex, drugs, and race: how behaviors differentially contribute to the sexually transmitted infection risk network structureJimi Adams
School of Social and Family Dynamics, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, USA
Am J Public Health 103:322-9. 2013..We examined how risk behaviors differentially connect a population at high risk for sexually transmitted infections...
- Sexual partner concurrency and sexual risk among gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender American Indian/Alaska nativesSusan Cassels
Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98412, USA
Sex Transm Dis 37:272-8. 2010..American Indian and Alaska Natives suffer pervasive health disparities, including disproportionately high rates of HIV. Sexual network dynamics, including concurrency and sexual mixing patterns, are key determinants of HIV disparities...
- Support among persons infected with HIV for routine health department contact for HIV partner notificationMatthew R Golden
The Center for AIDS and STD and the Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 32:196-202. 2003..In contrast to common public perceptions, these results suggest that most persons with HIV support health departments routinely contacting people after HIV diagnosis and that many want assistance with PN...
- The prevalence of trichomoniasis in young adults in the United StatesWilliam C Miller
Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516, USA
Sex Transm Dis 32:593-8. 2005..The prevalence of trichomoniasis in the general population of the United States is unknown. This study provides the first population-based prevalence estimates of trichomoniasis among young adults in the United States...
- Prevalence of chlamydial and gonococcal infections among young adults in the United StatesWilliam C Miller
Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill 27599 7435, USA
JAMA 291:2229-36. 2004..Although screening for Chlamydia trachomatis is widely recommended among young adult women, little information is available regarding the prevalence of chlamydial and gonococcal infections in the general young adult population...
- A Kenya Free of AIDS: Harnessing interdisciplinary science for HIV preventionW Morris; Fiscal Year: 2007..This application will provide a mechanism to facilitate the cross-disciplinary research needed to develop the next generation of integrated HIV/AIDS prevention strategies. ..
- Quantifying HIV Transmission Risk in Sex/Drug NetworksW Morris; Fiscal Year: 2006..It will enable public health professionals to identify population-level prevention strategies that make a network less vulnerable to spread. Moreover, it will identify the type of network data needed to inform such efforts. ..
- Modeling HIV and STD in Drug User and Social NetworksWANDA MORRIS; Fiscal Year: 2005..It will enable public health professionals to identify population-level prevention strategies that make a network less vulnerable to spread. And it will identify the type of network data needed to inform such efforts. ..
- HIV AND STIS IN YOUNG ADULTS: A NETWORK APPROACHW Morris; Fiscal Year: 2003..The goal of these analyses will be to identify the relative contribution of individual attributes and network exposure to the risk of infection, and to establish the implications for prevention. ..