TITLE

PERCEIVED IMPORTANCE OF CONDOM USE AMONG AFRICAN AMERICANS USING DRUGS

AUTHOR(S)
Schumacher, Joseph; Wang, Min Qi; Dear, Sacia; Marepally, Sapna; Cook, Foster
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
American Journal of Health Studies;2003, Vol. 18 Issue 2/3, p82
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on a study which examined the relationship between the perceived importance of using condoms and the condom use among African American users of drugs. Description of cognitive models; Type of drug use; Methodology; Results; Discussion.
ACCESSION #
10790233

 

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