May 12, 2011
Teens More Willing to Get an HIV Test After a Risk Assessment
A new study shows that teenagers who are offered a free or low-cost rapid HIV test immediately following a risk assessment survey are more willing to accept it, according to a study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health by researchers at the Bradley Hasbro Children’s Research Center (BHCRC). Fifty-three percent of teens accepted the free HIV test after the survey. African-American teens were more likely than their Latino peers to agree to being tested.
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