California Collaborations in HIV Prevention Research Dissemination Project

Systematic Review of HIV Behavioral Prevention Research Among Heterosexual African Americans

Research Summary coverThis Research Summary reviews the effectiveness of prevention interventions conducted throughout the United States and designed to serve heterosexual African American communities. It focuses on the key elements of interventions proven effective in terms of behavioral change. A standard set of inclusion and exclusion criteria was developed, and information was extracted from a wide range of sources in order to complete the research synthesis on available outcome studies. A total of 46 studies of the highest methodological quality are included in the analysis.