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The Community-based Participatory Intervention Effect of “HIV-RAAP”

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Objectives: To design and test HIV-RAAP (HIV/AIDS Risk Reduction Among Heterosexually Active African American Men and Women: A Risk Reduction Prevention Intervention) a coeducational, culture- and gender-sensitive community-based participatory HIV risk reduction intervention. Methods: A community-based participatory research process included intervention development and implementation of a 7-session coeducational curriculum conducted over 7 consecutive weeks. Results: The results indicated a significant intervention effect on reducing sexual behavior risk (P=0.02), improving HIV risk knowledge (P=0.006), and increasing sexual partner conversations about HIV risk reduction (P= 0.001). Conclusions: The HIV-RAAP intervention impacts key domains of heterosexual HIV transmission.
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Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Morehouse School of Medicine Prevention Research Center, Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA

Publication date: 2012-07-01

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