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Computer Literacy and the Accuracy of Substance Use Reporting in an ACASI Survey
(SAGE Publications, 2010-11)
In recent years, audio computer-assisted self-interviews (ACASI) have been demonstrated to increase and presumably improve the quality of drug reporting in epidemiologic research. Surprisingly little research is available, ...
Circumcision and reduced risk of self-reported penile coital injuries: results from a randomized controlled trial in Kisumu, Kenya
Purpose: Injuries to the penis during intercourse represent one hypothesized mechanism by which uncircumcised men are at increased risk for HIV. There are no published, systematically collected data regarding mild penile ...
Male Circumcision in the General Population of Kisumu, Kenya: Beliefs about Protection, Risk Behaviors, HIV, and STIs
(Public Library of Science, 2010-12-16)
Using a population-based survey we examined the behaviors, beliefs, and HIV/HSV-2 serostatus of men and women in the traditionally non-circumcising community of Kisumu, Kenya prior to establishment of voluntary medical ...
Prevalence estimates for primary brain tumors in the United States by age, gender, behavior, and histology
(Duke University Press, 2010-06)
Prevalence is the best indicator of cancer survivorshipin the population, but few studies have focused onbrain tumor prevalence because of previous data limitations.Hence, the full impact of primary brain tumors on the ...
Determinants of consistent condom use vary by partner type among young men in Kisumu, Kenya: a multi-level data analysis
(Springer Verlag, 2010-08)
To evaluate whether determinants of consistent condom use vary by partner type among young sexually active Kenyan men, we conducted a cross-sectional assessment of lifetime sexual histories from a sub-sample of men enrolled ...
Misconceptions about breast lumps and delayed medical presentation in urban breast cancer patients.
(American Association for Cancer Research, 2010-03)
BACKGROUND: Despite current recommendations for women to be screened for breast cancer with mammography every one to two years, less than half of all newly diagnosed breast cancers are initially detected through screening ...