Substance Use Network Characteristics and Drug and Alcohol Use Behaviors among Young Men Who Have Sex With Men (YMSM)
Structural characteristics of substance use networks may provide important information regarding the drug and alcohol use behavior of YMSM.
African American and Latino sexual minority male youth may be particularly poised to benefit from positive non-parental adult relationships.
Methods for Collection of Participant-Aided Sociograms for the Study of Social, Sexual and Substance-Using Networks Among Young Men Who Have Sex with Men
This approach advances social network data collection and is feasible and appropriate for an adolescent and young adult population.
The Role of Geographic and Network Factors in Racial Disparities in HIV Among Young Men Who have Sex with Men: An Egocentric Network Study
Racial disparities in HIV are not shown to be driven by differences in individuals’ HIV risk behaviors.