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Network Epidemiology: A Handbook for Survey Design and Data Collection

Network Epidemiology: A Handbook for Survey Design and Data Collection

by Martina Morris
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Over the past two decades, the epidemic of HIV/AIDS has challenged the public health community to fundamentally rethink the framework for preventing infectious diseases. While much progress has been made on the biomedical front in treatments for HIV infection, prevention still relies on behaviour change. This book documents and explains the remarkable breakthroughs in behavioural research design that have emerged to confront this new challenge: the study of partnership networks.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199269013
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 05/20/2004
Series: International Studies in Demography Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 6.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Professor Martina Morris is Blumstein-Jordan Chair in the Departments of Sociology and Statistics at the University of Washington. She is also Director of the Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology, Director of the Sociobehavioural and Prevention Research Core at the Center for AIDS Research, and Co-Director of the Behaviour Research Training Program at the Center for AIDS Research. She has been Professor at Pennsylvania State University and Associate Professor at Columbia University.

Table of Contents

Editor's Introduction, Martina Morris
Overview of Network Survey Designs, Martina Morris
Local Network Designs
1. Network data collection and its relevance for the analysis of STDs: The National Health and Social Life Survey, and Chicago Health and Social Life Survey, Edward O. Laumann, Jenna Mahay, Anthony Paik, Yoosik Youm University of Chicago
2. The Thailand and Ugandan Sexual Network Studies, Martina Morris, Maria J. Wawer, Chai Podhisita, Tony Pramualratana, Nelson Sewankambo, David Serwadda
3. Sexual networks and HIV in four African populations: the use of a standardised behavioural survey with biological markers, Caraël M, Glynn JR, Lagarde E, Morison L for the Study Group on Heterogeneity of HIV in African Cities
Partial Network Designs
4. Network dynamism: history and lessons of the Colorado Springs study, John J Potterat, Donald E Woodhouse, Stephen Q Muth, Richard B Rothenberg, William W Darrow, Alden S Klovdahl, John B Muth
5. The Urban and Rural Networks Project (Atlanta and Flagstaff), Richard Rothenberg, David Long, Claire Sterk, Al Pach, Robert Trotter, Julie Baldwin, Carol Maxwell
6. The Seattle Sexual Mixing, Sexual Networks, and Sexual Partnership Types Studies, Sevgi O. Aral, Ph.D., Jim Hughes, Ph.D., Pamina Gorbach, Dr.P.H., Bradley Stoner, M.D., Ph.D., Lisa Manhart, M.P.H., Geoff Garnett, Ph.D., Betsy Foxman, Ph.D., Matthew Golden, M.D., M.P.H., King K. Holmes, M.D., Ph.D.
Complete Network Designs
7. The Collection and Analysis of Social Network Data in Nang Rong, Thailand, Ronald R. Rindfuss, Aree Jampaklay, Barbara Entwisle, Yothin Sawangdee, Katherine Faust, Pramote Prasartkul
8. Social and Sexual Networks: The National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, Peter S. Bearman, James Moody, Katherine Stovel, Lisa Thalji

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