Factors Influencing HIV Vaccine Community Engagement in the Urban South
Journal of Community Health
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The purpose of this exploratory study was to examine personal characteristics, socio-environmental conditions, and motivational factors that potentially influence HIV vaccine research community engagement. Specifically, the study identified predictive aspects that may aid in future community program development on HIV vaccine issues. A cross-sectional survey consisting of evaluative measures, demographics, social interaction, and health information-seeking behaviors was conducted. Participants were a diverse group of 452 adults (≥18 years) at HIV vaccine awareness-building and community education gatherings in Atlanta. The sample included large numbers of women (n = 251) and minorities (n = 224). In multivariate analysis, the overall logistic regression model was significant, with a resulting coefficient of determination (Nagelkerke R 2) of .505. ... See full text for complete abstract.
HIV vaccine; Community; Minorities; Women; HIV/AIDS; Health marketing
Clinical Trials | Immunology and Infectious Disease | Virology
Frew, P. M.,
del Rio, C.,
Hormes, J. T.,
Mulligan, M. J.
Factors Influencing HIV Vaccine Community Engagement in the Urban South.
Journal of Community Health, 33(4),