Men Having Sex with Me the Hiv Spread

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What the study is about: The purpose of this study aims to investigate factors which lead to the high level of HIV/AIDS reported cases of men having sex with men (MSM).
Additionally the research also wants to get feedback about how certain groups will respond to a media campaign to educate this perceived group high risk of men about safe sex practises.
What I will ask you to do: If you agree to participate in the study, you will firstly answer a questionnaire of twenty- six items. Then I will conduct an interview with you, the interview will include questions about your personal, sex life, safe sex practices, your feelings safe practises, your feelings on how the successful you think a media campaign might in be in educating others about safe sex practices among men who have sex with men (MSM). The interview will take about fifteen minutes to complete. With your permission, I would also like to tape-record the interview if deemed necessary.
Risk and benefits:
I do not anticipate any risks to you participating in this study other than those encountered in day- to-day life.
A benefit to participating in the study is it will provide insight into the factors which may lead to the increase in the reported cases of HIV/AIDS men who are sex with men (MSM) in Jamaica and lead to a reduction in these cases. Additionally it will help with the implementation of media campaign to educate about safe sex practice among high risk groups.
Compensation: There is no compensation for participating in the study, however a special incentive will be offered upon completing the questionnaire and interview.
Your answers will be confidential. The records of this study will be kept private. In any sort of report I make public I will not include any information that will make it possible to identify you. Research records will be kept in a locked file: only the researchers will have…...

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