Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 17, issue 1, P218-239 2006 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2006.0012 View full text
Barbara L. Dancy, Kathleen S. Crittenden, Marie L. Talashek

Abstract: Low-income African American inner city adolescent females continue to be at disproportionately high risk for contracting HIV. Though it has been speculated that mothers' involvement in HIV risk reduction may be helpful in the fight against HIV, very few interventions involve mothers. The Mother/Daughter HIV Risk Reduction intervention (MDRR), an innovative community-based intervention, trains mothers to be their daughters' primary HIV educators. A split-plot repeated measures design was used to test the effect…

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