S S Weir
Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- Exploring venue-associated risk: a comparison of multiple partnerships and syphilis infection among women working at entertainment and service venuesSharon 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...
- Brief non-commercial sexual encounters among patrons of entertainment venues in Liuzhou, ChinaSharon 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...
- A comparison of respondent-driven and venue-based sampling of female sex workers in Liuzhou, ChinaSharon 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....
- From people to places: focusing AIDS prevention efforts where it matters mostSharon 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...
- Where the action is: monitoring local trends in sexual behaviourS 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...
- Randomized controlled trial to investigate impact of site-based safer sex programmes in Kingston, Jamaica: trial design, methods and baseline findingsS 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...
- A pilot study of a rapid assessment method to identify places for AIDS prevention in Cape Town, South AfricaS 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...
- Prevalence and prediction of sexually transmitted diseases among sex workers in CameroonK 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...
- Monitoring sexual behaviour in general populations: a synthesis of lessons of the past decadeJ 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...