Perceived Risk of HIV Infection is a 3-item measure of an individual's personal perceived likelihood about being infected with HIV.
Geographies Tested: United States of America
Populations Included: Female
Age Range: Adults
1. How concerned are you that you might have had sex with someone who may have given you the AIDS virus?
2. What are the chances that you will get HIV/AIDS?
3. How worried are you about getting HIV?
4-point Likert scale
Lower scores indicate an increased perception of risk of HIV infection.
Loue, S., Copper, M., Traore, F., & Fielder, J. (2004). Locus of control and HIV risk among a sample of Mexican and Puerto Rican women. Journal of Immigrant Health, 6(4), 155-165. https://doi.org/10.1023/B:JOIH.0000045253.19409.02
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