Risk Taking Behaviour in MSM and the Denial of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV (MSM HIV)

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified January 2011 by Rambam Health Care Campus.
Recruitment status was  Not yet recruiting
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First received: January 9, 2011
Last updated: January 18, 2011
Last verified: January 2011

Four focus groups , each of 10-15 males, ages 20-50 years old, MSM will be conducted by a medical sociologist. Two groups will be HIV negative participants and two groups of HIV positive MSM. Every group will meet for two hours. The focus group will be recorded and the collected data will be processed further for evaluation and extraction of the relevant information.

The volunteers will sign an inform consent prior to entrance to the study.

HIV Infections
Risky Behaviors

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Risk Taking Behaviour in MSM and the Denial of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV - Focus Groups, Observational Study

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Further study details as provided by Rambam Health Care Campus:

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: February 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date: April 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Detailed Description:
The questions that will be discussed during the focus groups: The first sexual contact with a male, what is risk, risk taking behavior, control over your daily life, self esteem and evaluation, risk denial.

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 50 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
40-50 years old MSM

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 20-50
  • MSM, willing to participate
  • Agree to sign an inform consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • No exclusion criteria
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Responsible Party: Dr. Margalit Lorber, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01279005     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0425-10CTIL 
Study First Received: January 9, 2011
Last Updated: January 18, 2011
Health Authority: Israel: Ethics Commission

Keywords provided by Rambam Health Care Campus:
focus group
signature on inform consent, willing to participate, MSM either HIV positive or negative, age 20-50 years old

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Genital Diseases, Female
Genital Diseases, Male
Virus Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on May 26, 2016