Black Men Evolving Behavioral HIV Prevention Intervention for Black MSM (B-ME)
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01722838|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified March 2015 by Loyola University Chicago.
Recruitment status was: Active, not recruiting
First Posted : November 7, 2012
Last Update Posted : April 1, 2015
B-ME is a research intervention study designed to address the needs of African American men who have sex with men (AAMSM) who are at high risk for HIV. The intent of the intervention is to decrease HIV risk behaviors among African American MSM using an intervention developed by and for African American MSM.
The hypothesis guiding this study is: that participants who complete B-ME intervention will report greater reductions in sexual risk behaviors than the standard of care comparison group.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|HIV CDC Category A1||Behavioral: B-ME Intervention||Phase 2|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||438 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||An Evaluation of a Locally Developed Homegrown HIV Prevention Intervention|
|Study Start Date :||September 2012|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||April 2015|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||April 2015|
Experimental: B-ME intervention
Men will receive behavioral HIV prevention intervention, B-ME.
Behavioral: B-ME Intervention
B-ME is a behavioral intervention of HIV prevention risk reduction administered in a group format during a 2.5 day retreat (19 hours) format.
No Intervention: Control Arm
Men in this arm will receive monthly text or telephone voice messages relaying general health messages.
- reductions in sexual risk behaviors [ Time Frame: baseline, 3-month, 6-month ]Unprotected anal or vaginal sex and condom use during
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01722838
|United States, Illinois|
|Loyola University Chicago|
|Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60611|
|Principal Investigator:||Darrell P Wheeler, PHD MPH||Loyola University Chicago|