S S Weir

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Exploring venue-associated risk: a comparison of multiple partnerships and syphilis infection among women working at entertainment and service venues
    Sharon S Weir
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 8120, Chapel Hill, NC, 27546, USA
    AIDS Behav 18:S153-60. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Brief non-commercial sexual encounters among patrons of entertainment venues in Liuzhou, China
    Sharon S Weir
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 8120, Chapel Hill, NC, 27516, USA
    AIDS Behav 18:S135-41. 2014
  3. pmc A comparison of respondent-driven and venue-based sampling of female sex workers in Liuzhou, China
    Sharon S Weir
    The Carolina Population Center and Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Campus Box 8120, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27546, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 88:i95-101. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint From people to places: focusing AIDS prevention efforts where it matters most
    Sharon S Weir
    Department of Epidemiology School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27516, USA
    AIDS 17:895-903. 2003
  5. pmc Where the action is: monitoring local trends in sexual behaviour
    S S Weir
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 80:ii63-8. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial to investigate impact of site-based safer sex programmes in Kingston, Jamaica: trial design, methods and baseline findings
    S S Weir
    Carolina Population Center, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 13:801-13. 2008
  7. pmc A pilot study of a rapid assessment method to identify places for AIDS prevention in Cape Town, South Africa
    S S Weir
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27516 3997, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 78:i106-13. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and prediction of sexually transmitted diseases among sex workers in Cameroon
    K A Ryan
    Family Health International, Durham, NC, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 9:403-7. 1998
  9. pmc Monitoring sexual behaviour in general populations: a synthesis of lessons of the past decade
    J Cleland
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 80:ii1-7. 2004

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. pmc Exploring venue-associated risk: a comparison of multiple partnerships and syphilis infection among women working at entertainment and service venues
    Sharon S Weir
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 8120, Chapel Hill, NC, 27546, USA
    AIDS Behav 18:S153-60. 2014
    ..4; 95% CI 1.4-20.6). To conclude, risk of syphilis differs by venue type and is higher at service venues, even among women who do not report commercial sex...
  2. ncbi request reprint Brief non-commercial sexual encounters among patrons of entertainment venues in Liuzhou, China
    Sharon S Weir
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 8120, Chapel Hill, NC, 27516, USA
    AIDS Behav 18:S135-41. 2014
    ..0 vs. 0.7%). Recent one-time sex was common and associated with syphilis among men. Venue-based HIV/STI prevention methods may be warranted among persons who do not engage in commercial sex, but frequently engage in one-time sex...
  3. pmc A comparison of respondent-driven and venue-based sampling of female sex workers in Liuzhou, China
    Sharon S Weir
    The Carolina Population Center and Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Campus Box 8120, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27546, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 88:i95-101. 2012
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  4. ncbi request reprint From people to places: focusing AIDS prevention efforts where it matters most
    Sharon S Weir
    Department of Epidemiology School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27516, USA
    AIDS 17:895-903. 2003
    ..To develop and implement a method to identify and characterize places where people meet new sexual partners and to assess HIV prevention program coverage in those places...
  5. pmc Where the action is: monitoring local trends in sexual behaviour
    S S Weir
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 80:ii63-8. 2004
    ..To assess the role in an overall monitoring strategy of the PLACE method of estimating local trends in sexual behaviour among individuals at social venues in areas at increased risk of HIV transmission...
  6. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial to investigate impact of site-based safer sex programmes in Kingston, Jamaica: trial design, methods and baseline findings
    S S Weir
    Carolina Population Center, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 13:801-13. 2008
    ..To describe the design, methods and baseline findings of a multi-level prevention intervention to increase consistent condom use among persons at public social sites in Kingston, Jamaica, who have new or concurrent sexual partnerships...
  7. pmc A pilot study of a rapid assessment method to identify places for AIDS prevention in Cape Town, South Africa
    S S Weir
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27516 3997, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 78:i106-13. 2002
    ..For example, in the growth phase of an epidemic, information on where people with high rates of new partner acquisition meet new sexual partners could be used to inform targeted surveillance or screening programmes to catch early cases...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and prediction of sexually transmitted diseases among sex workers in Cameroon
    K A Ryan
    Family Health International, Durham, NC, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 9:403-7. 1998
    ..In conclusion STDs are common among sex workers in Cameroon. Clinical diagnosis was not an accurate predictor of infection at the individual level in this population at risk of STD...
  9. pmc Monitoring sexual behaviour in general populations: a synthesis of lessons of the past decade
    J Cleland
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 80:ii1-7. 2004
    ..AIDS control programmes need to be based on monitoring of not only trends in infections but also of trends in those behaviours that underlie epidemic curtailment or further spread...