Evaluation of Barriers to Postpartum Care in HIV Infected Women
The purpose of this study is to evaluate why the majority of HIV infected women in the Harris County Health District system who are pregnant do not come to clinic for their HIV disease after they have a baby through questionaires administered prepartum and questionaires and structured interviews postpartum. The study will ask subjects questions about HIV, drug use, depression and social problems.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Official Title:||Evaluation of Barriers to Postpartum Care in HIV Infected Women|
- evaluate results from qualitative interviews [ Time Frame: women seen after they have their baby ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]we will ask and record responses and enter into an NIVIVO program to evaluate for emergent themes
- evaluate results from questionaires [ Time Frame: before they have a baby and after they have a baby ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]we will evaluate responses from questionaires There will be 8 areas that there are questionnaires about. These include basic information about yourself, about stress, about your support system, about your sense of control, about tobacco use, about for alcohol/drug use, about taking your HIV medications, and about depression.
|Study Start Date:||January 2012|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||August 2014|
|Primary Completion Date:||February 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
questionaires and structured interview
HIV infected women who are pregnant and receiving care in Harris County Hospital District single arm study Single arm study
Other: questionaires and structured interviews
We will do questionaires on pregnant women before they have their baby and after they have their baby. We will do structured interviews after they have their baby
This study is evaluating information pre and postpartum to assess what are barriers to patients coming into care for HIV after they have a baby. We will try to evaluate recurrent themes in questionaires and interviews to try and identify the barriers to care.
|United States, Texas|
|Harris County Hospital District Clinics-Thomas Street Clinic, Northwest Clinic|
|Houston, Texas, United States, 77009|
|Harris County Hospital District Clinics-LBJ hospital|
|Houston, Texas, United States, 77026|
|Principal Investigator:||Tanvir Bell||The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston|