The association of sexual orientation with allostatic load and cardiovascular health: An analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)
Louden, Elaine (2020-05)
Background: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is an important health problem among sexual minorities given increased stress, according to minority stress theory. Allostatic load (AL), a measure of chronic wear and tear on the ...
Characterizing alcohol use and sexual risk behaviors across gender and HIV status among people attending STI clinics in Lilongwe, Malawi
Schwartz, Elli (2020-05)
Alcohol consumption and participation in sexual risk behaviors are commonly discussed risk factors for HIV transmission. This thesis characterizes the prevalence of these behaviors among a population of STI clinic patients ...