Sex and Drug Risk Behavior Pre- and Post-Emigration Among Latino Migrant Men in Post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans
作者: Jennifer MillsNicole BurtonNorine SchmidtOscar SalinasJohn HemblingAlberto AranMichele ShedlinPatricia Kissinger
作者单位: 1Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
2New York University School of Nursing
刊名: Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 2013, Vol.15 (3), pp.606-613
来源数据库: Springer Journal
DOI: 10.1007/s10903-012-9650-2
关键词: Binge drinkingDrugsFemale sex workerImmigrationLatino migrant workerMSMNew OrleansNew receiving community
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)High rates of sex and drug risk behaviors have been documented among Latino migrant men in the US. Whether these behaviors were established in the migrants’ home countries or were adopted in the US has not been described and has implications for prevention strategies. Quarterly surveys were conducted to gather information on selected sex and drug risk practices of Latino migrant men who arrived in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina seeking work. Both kappa scores and McNemar’s tests were performed to determine if practice of these behaviors in home country was similar to practice post-emigration to the US. Female sex worker (FSW) patronage, same sex encounters (MSM), and crack cocaine use was more likely to occur post- rather than pre-emigration. Of those who ever engaged in...
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