Variable Details:

Source:

Morrison-Beedy, Dianne, Michael P. Carey, and Brian P. Lewis (2002), "Modeling Condom-Use Stage of Change in Low-Income, Single, Urban Women", Research in Nursing and health, 25, 122-134.
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Variable



Definition:

  • General perceptions of vulnerability to HIV.


Item(s):

  • I feel I am currently at risk for HIV.
  • I sometimes suspect I have been exposed to HIV.
  • I have had sex with someone in the last 10 years who could possibly have put me at risk for HIV.


Citations:

  • Carey, M.P., S.A. Maisto, and S.C. Kalichman (1997), "Enhancing motivation to reduce the risk of HIV infection for economically disadvantaged urban women.", Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 65, 531-541. [Endnote]