Anorectal Microbicide Project(AMP): Rectal Health, Behaviors and Microbicide Acceptability
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Observational, cross-sectional, single-visit study of 896 men and women in Los Angeles, CA and Baltimore, MD including a computer-assisted interview focusing on the behavioral repertoire surrounding RAI, symptoms, and health seeking behaviors and a multidimensional assessment of behaviors, anorectal examination, and testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Men and women are eligible who meet all of the following criteria:
At least 18 years of age
Willing to be tested for STIs including HIV
Willing to undergo an anal exam
Mentally competent to understand study procedures and give informed consent.
For the NO-RAI groups:
No RAI in the past year for the non-RAI men and women
For the practicing RAI groups:
Males: report RAI in the past 30 days Females: report RAI in the past 12 months
Less than 18 years of age
Unwilling to be tested for STIs (and HIV)
Unwilling to undergo an anal exam
Unwilling to complete study questionnaire
Not mentally competent to understand study procedures and give informed consent.