Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 18, issue 3, P687-698 2007 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2007.0061 View full text
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Deborah. Koniak, Adeline. Nyamathi, Louise. Tallen, Evelyn. González-Figueroa, Ernestina. Dominick

Abstract: Abstract: Development of a global HIV vaccine will require enrollment of a large number of adults and adolescents in clinical trials. Involvement of homeless young adults in these trials will be particularly important because they often practice high-risk behaviors and are disproportionately infected by HIV. This qualitative study explores factors that might affect future participation of homeless 18-to 24-year-olds of diverse racial/ethnic backgrounds in HIV vaccine trials (HIVVTs). Twenty males and females …

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