HIV Behavioral Surveillance Activities

Project: Research project

Project Details


The proposed project seeks to achieve the following specific aims: 1) recruit 600 YMSM that are diverse in age, race, and geographical region of Chicago via three different recruitment strategies (venue-based, online, and peer-incentivized recruitment); 2) identify differences between recruitment strategies in efficiency of recruitment and sample demographic characteristics; 3) describe rates of HIV infection in YMSM, including demographic differences in rates of infection; and 4) identify risk factors (i.e., group differences and social determinants) for sexual risk behavior and HIV infection.
Effective start/end date1/1/1412/31/16


  • Chicago Department of Public Health (26940 // 5U1BPS003260)
  • National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (26940 // 5U1BPS003260)


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