Get 20M+ Full-Text Papers For Less Than $1.50/day. Start a 14-Day Trial for You and Your Team.

Learn More →

Intervention to Influence Behaviors Linked to Risk of Chronic Diseases

Intervention to Influence Behaviors Linked to Risk of Chronic Diseases ORIGINAL INVESTIGATION Intervention to Influence Behaviors Linked to Risk of Chronic Diseases A Multisite Randomized Controlled Trial With African-American HIV-Serodiscordant Heterosexual Couples Nabila El-Bassel, PhD, DSW; John B. Jemmott III, PhD; J. Richard Landis, PhD; Willo Pequegnat, PhD; Gina M. Wingood, ScD, MPH; Gail Elizabeth Wyatt, PhD; Scarlett L. Bellamy, ScD; for the National Institute of Mental Health Multisite HIV/STD Prevention Trial for African-American Couples Group Background: The high morbidity and mortality in Afri- Results: Health promotion intervention participants were can Americans associated with behavior-linked chronic more likely to report consuming 5 or more servings of diseases are well documented. fruits and vegetables daily (rate ratio [RR], 1.38; 95% con- fidence interval [CI], 1.18 to 1.62) and adhering to physi- Methods: We tested the efficacy of an intervention to cal activity guidelines (1.39; 1.22 to 1.59) compared with increase multiple health-related behaviors in African HIV/STD intervention participants. In the health pro- Americans. In a multisite cluster-randomized con- motion intervention compared with the HIV/STD inter- trolled trial, groups of African American human immu- vention, participants consumed fatty foods less fre- nodeficiency virus (HIV)–serodiscordant heterosexual quently (mean difference, −0.18; 95% CI, −0.30 to −0.07), couples in Atlanta (Georgia), Los Angeles (California), http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Internal Medicine American Medical Association

Loading next page...
 
/lp/american-medical-association/intervention-to-influence-behaviors-linked-to-risk-of-chronic-diseases-LMkLO0NJDs
Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2011 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
2168-6106
eISSN
2168-6114
DOI
10.1001/archinternmed.2011.136
pmid
21518939
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

ORIGINAL INVESTIGATION Intervention to Influence Behaviors Linked to Risk of Chronic Diseases A Multisite Randomized Controlled Trial With African-American HIV-Serodiscordant Heterosexual Couples Nabila El-Bassel, PhD, DSW; John B. Jemmott III, PhD; J. Richard Landis, PhD; Willo Pequegnat, PhD; Gina M. Wingood, ScD, MPH; Gail Elizabeth Wyatt, PhD; Scarlett L. Bellamy, ScD; for the National Institute of Mental Health Multisite HIV/STD Prevention Trial for African-American Couples Group Background: The high morbidity and mortality in Afri- Results: Health promotion intervention participants were can Americans associated with behavior-linked chronic more likely to report consuming 5 or more servings of diseases are well documented. fruits and vegetables daily (rate ratio [RR], 1.38; 95% con- fidence interval [CI], 1.18 to 1.62) and adhering to physi- Methods: We tested the efficacy of an intervention to cal activity guidelines (1.39; 1.22 to 1.59) compared with increase multiple health-related behaviors in African HIV/STD intervention participants. In the health pro- Americans. In a multisite cluster-randomized con- motion intervention compared with the HIV/STD inter- trolled trial, groups of African American human immu- vention, participants consumed fatty foods less fre- nodeficiency virus (HIV)–serodiscordant heterosexual quently (mean difference, −0.18; 95% CI, −0.30 to −0.07), couples in Atlanta (Georgia), Los Angeles (California),

Journal

JAMA Internal MedicineAmerican Medical Association

Published: Apr 25, 2011

References