Risks for sexually-transmitted diseases: Racial -gender health inequities and socio-economic factors
Learning Areas:Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Diversity and culture
Ethics, professional and legal requirements
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Describe the two distinct sexual partner selection patterns that impact one's risk for transmitting and/or acquiring an STD. List five socioeconomic factors that influence STD risks. Differentiate how the two sexual partner selection patterns are related to race/ethnicity and gender. Identify at least three sexual health & reproductive outcomes that reflect racial-gender health inequities.
Keyword(s): Community Capacity, Sexual Risk Behavior
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a co-principal investigator on the CDC- funded project on which the poster presentation is based. I have a well-established history and background working with community-based groups, academia, and health departments in the field of STD/HIV treatment and prevention. My scientific interests are health disparities, public health ethics & equity, and psychological aspects of HIV/STD risk behaviors.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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