by Center for Health Research, University of Indonesia in Jakarta .
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Budi Utomo ... [et al.] ; Center for Health Research, University of Indonesia, supported by the Ministry of Health, Republic of Indonesia under the HIV/AIDS Prevention Project (HAPP)/Family Health International ; funded by USAID.|
|Contributions||Budi Utomo., Universitas Indonesia. Pusat Penelitian Kesehatan.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 364 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||364|
|LC Control Number||2004336102|
Specifically, according to the HIV behavioral surveillance framework for the U.S., information on risk and testing behaviors should be collected among the general population. 2 Risk behavior data are used to assess the prevalence of risk behaviors at a point in time, monitor trends in these behaviors over time, assess the co-occurrence of risk Cited by: The present report provides the detailed findings of the baseline survey conducted among the bridge group (Client of Female Sex Workers) and one high-risk population group (Female Sex Workers) seeking their present status on awareness, knowledge, attitude and behaviour with regard to STD/HIV/AIDS. of HIV risk. Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS). BRFSS is a system of state-based health surveys that focus on health risk behaviors, clinical preventive health practices, and health care access BRFSS methods allow for annual estimates at both the state and national levels; the indicators of health included. HIV risk and prevention behaviors among MSM do not exist.4,11,12 As a consequence, insufficient behavioral data have prevented optimal use of HIV prevention resources in several U.S. communities HIV behavioral surveillance, an ongoing systematic collection, analysis, and interpretation of HIV risk and prevention behav-.
HIV behavioral surveillance systems should collect data from various populations: the general population, people at risk for HIV infection, and people living with HIV infection.3 To address the population of people at risk for HIV infection, from the mids through , CDC sponsored two different surveys to measure. Among the developing countries in Asia, Bangladesh still has a low level HIV epidemic status, where the adult prevalence of HIV infection is estimated to be below % .However, the overall prevalence of HIV infection among most at-risk populations is increasing with each subsequent round of national HIV serological and behavioural surveillance (from % in the 2 nd round of surveillance to. Unprotected sexual intercourse puts women at risk for unintended pregnancy, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). In (48%) and again in (49%), nearly half of all pregnancies in the United States were unintended (Finer & Henshaw, ). Behavioral surveillance in the general population through random probability sampling can provide the denominator data of various groups at high risk for HIV infection. 1 In the United States, male-to-male sexual contact remains the most important route of HIV transmission. Men who have sex with men (MSM) is the population most impacted by the HIV epidemic. 2 Most recent surveillance estimates.
This chapter reviews public health surveillance, and HIV and AIDS case reporting, to provide context for the use of such information in Ryan White CARE Act (RWCA) funding this report, the Committee distinguishes between the terms “surveillance” and “case reporting.” Surveillance is a more comprehensive term for data collection that can include case reporting, as well as. A national Baseline Behavioral Surveillance Survey of MSM in 5 major cities in the year suggested low rates of condom use among MSM, especially with commercial partners, 10 which has been corroborated by studies from northern 11 and southern India. 12 Another report about rural Indian men from 5 districts in 5 different states suggested. Behavioural surveillance programmes have enabled the description of population patterns of risk behaviours for STI and HIV transmission and aid in the understanding of how epidemics of STI are generated. They have been instrumental in helping to refine public health interventions and inform the targeting of sexual health promotion and disease control strategies. Behavioral surveillance surveys (BSS) have been shown over several years to make an important and useful contribution to informing the national response to HIV. These surveys use reliable methods to track HIV risk behaviors over time as part of an integrated surveillance system which monitors various aspects of the epidemic. They are especially.