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Psychometric evaluation of a 10-item health insurance knowledge scale

[Note: This article has been accepted and is in press, scheduled to be published in 2021.] *Background:* College students are a priority population for health insurance literacy interventions. Yet, there are few psychometric studies on measuring …

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 …

Pre‐resolution drinking problem severity profiles associated with stable moderation outcomes of national recovery attempts

*Background.* Higher problem severity contraindicates moderation drinking in treatment samples, but has not been well investigated in natural recovery samples with more prevalent moderation outcomes, nor have single studies assessed multiple severity …

Health insurance literacy and health service utilization among college students

*Objective:* Health literacy and health insurance literacy affect healthcare utilization. The purpose of this study was to determine the relation between health insurance knowledge, self-efficacy, and student healthcare utilization in the past year. …

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 …