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No Excuses/Sin Buscar Excusas Intervention to Reduce Latino Men's HIV Risks

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00690690
First Posted: June 5, 2008
Last Update Posted: March 9, 2010
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Collaborators:
Education Development Center, Inc.
Callen-Lorde Community Health Center
Hispanic AIDS Forum, Inc.
Information provided by:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  Purpose
The overall goal of this study is to develop and evaluate a brief, video-based, group-level intervention designed to reduce sexual risk taking among culturally diverse English- and Spanish-speaking Latino men who have sex with men (MSM).

Condition Intervention Phase
HIV Infections Behavioral: Video (group-delivered video-based intervention) Behavioral: HCT Phase 2 Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: No Excuses/Sin Buscar Excusas Intervention to Reduce Latino Men's HIV Risks

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Further study details as provided by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Sexual risk behavior [ Time Frame: past 3 months ]

Enrollment: 370
Study Start Date: June 2008
Study Completion Date: November 2009
Primary Completion Date: November 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: video Behavioral: Video (group-delivered video-based intervention)
group-delivered video-based intervention
Active Comparator: HCT
Offer of HIV counseling and testing
Behavioral: HCT
Offer of HIV counseling and testing

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 49 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Be between the ages of 18 - 49
  • Self-identify as Latino or Hispanic
  • Speak English and/or Spanish
  • Reside in NYC and not plan to move in the next 3 months
  • Have had 2 or more sex partners in the last 3 months
  • Have had at least 1 male sex partner in the last 3 months
  • Have engaged in unprotected anal intercourse with at least one male partner in the last 3 months
  • Be HIV negative or not know their status

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Participated in a program (research or non-research) during the past 6 months where they have received HIV prevention education (e.g. an in-person or online group session, workshop, support group).
  • Report being HIV-positive
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00690690


Locations
United States, New York
Education Development Center, Inc.
New York City, New York, United States, 10014
Sponsors and Collaborators
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Education Development Center, Inc.
Callen-Lorde Community Health Center
Hispanic AIDS Forum, Inc.
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Lydia O'Donnell, PhD Education Development Center, Inc.
  More Information

Responsible Party: Education Development Center, Inc., Lydia O'Donnell
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00690690     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDC-NCHHSTP-5142
First Submitted: June 3, 2008
First Posted: June 5, 2008
Last Update Posted: March 9, 2010
Last Verified: March 2010

Keywords provided by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
HIV Seronegativity
HIV risk behavior
Unprotected sex
men who have sex with men
gay
Latino
unsafe sex
high risk sex

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
HIV Infections
Lentivirus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Immune System Diseases


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