Published in AIDS Weekly, June 21st, 2004
"This study examined the impact of changes in self-efficacy over time on HIV-related injection and sex risk behaviors among Puerto Rican drug injectors and crack smokers. Baseline (T1) and 6-month follow-up (T2) data were collected between 1998 and 2000 in New York and Puerto Rico (follow-up rate = 79%, 952/1199)," reported investigators in the journal Addictive Behaviors.
"Differences in scores on self-efficacy (for risk behaviors) between T1 and T2 were first computed and dichotomized (negative change versus no/positive change). Those with negative change in self-efficacy...
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