sexual health

Measuring dimensions of HIV-related stigma among college students

HIV-related stigma remains a critical barrier to achieving national public health objectives including reducing HIV transmissions and retaining people living with HIV (PLHIV) in care. Adolescents and emerging adults are particularly vulnerable to …

Systematically collected information at encounters with HIV-positive students: A review of 10 years of electronic medical records

Objective: The objective of this study was to examine clinical and epidemiological information collected by Student Health Center (SHC) providers on HIV-positive students, and benchmark this information against Infectious Disease Society of America …

Sexual risk factors and human immunodeficiency virus testing intention among at-risk college students who have never been tested

Survey data from a university in the southeast United States were used to estimate the relation between sexual risk factors, perceived susceptibility, and human immunodeficiency virus testing intention among sexually active college students who had …

HIV knowledge mediates the relationship between HIV testing history and stigma in college students

*Objective:* HIV-related stigma is one of the strongest barriers to prevention and treatment. HIV prevalence in U.S. college students is estimated around 0.02%, but is thought to be drastically underreported. We examined the influence of HIV …

Preprint: Differences in STI knowledge accuracy and STI/HIV testing among a random sample of college students: A secondary survey analysis

*Objective:* This study aimed to describe STI knowledge accuracy and STI/HIV testing service use in college students. *Participants:* A random sample of 991 university students aged 18-24, enrolled at a major public university, participated in this …