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U.S. sex health study needs long haul truckers

ATLANTA, Ga. -- Emory University School of Medicine is collecting info from long haul truckers for a study on sexua...


ATLANTA, Ga. — Emory University School of Medicine is collecting info from long haul truckers for a study on sexual health.

The study, funded to the tune of $1.1 million from the National Institute of Health, is designed to help meet the sexual health needs of truckers and their partners.

The purpose of the research is to study sexual behaviors among truckers and their partners in order to develop effective information on safer sex practices.

The current phase of the study involves Internet research/ Long haul truckers are invited to participate in an online focus group discussion in a chat room environment. The discussion will be kept completely confidential and participants will remain anonymous by using chat room handles. The discussion will take approximately 1.5 hours.

Participants will be identified only by their selected chat room handle. As a token of appreciation, participants will receive a $30 electronic gift certificate redeemable at Amazon.com.

If you are interested in collaborating with Emory researchers on this important study, please click below to answer the questionnaire.
http://fpm.emory.edu/prev_med/truckers/research.htm


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