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Project Sexual Awareness for Everyone (SAFE)

2014-08-27 03:31:55 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This trial randomizes young Mexican American and African American women with a sexually transmitted infection to a behavioral intervention (3 three hour weekly sessions) versus control with the goal of preventing recurrent sexually transmitted infections.

Description

Participants are interviewed, examined, and offered treatment at 0, 6, 12 months and as necessary.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Sexually Transmitted Disease

Intervention

SAFE Behavioral Intervention, Control

Location

University of Texas Health Sciences Center San Antonio
San Antonio
Texas
United States
78229-3900

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:31:55-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Sexual behavior that prevents or reduces the spread of SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES or PREGNANCY.

A branch of medicine which deals with sexually transmitted disease.

The use of biological mechanisms, usually involving living organisms such as bacteria, for the reduction or regulation of the population of noxious, destructive, or dangerous pests. Environmental concerns have focused attention on natural forms of disease control as potentially safe and effective alternatives to chemical pesticides. This has led to increased efforts to develop control strategies that rely on natural predators and parasites or that involve genetically engineered microbial pest control agents.

A sheath that is worn over the penis during sexual behavior in order to prevent pregnancy or spread of sexually transmitted disease.

Telephone surveys are conducted to monitor prevalence of the major behavioral risks among adults associated with premature MORBIDITY and MORTALITY. The data collected is in regard to actual behaviors, rather than on attitudes or knowledge. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) established the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) in 1984.

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