Feasibility and Acceptability of Smartphone-Based Ecological Momentary Assessment of Alcohol Use Among African American Men Who Have Sex With Men in Baltimore

Post Date: 
2013-01-01
Summary: 

This study provides evidence to support the feasibility and acceptability of using Ecological Momentary Assessment (EMA) methods for collecting data on alcohol use among African American men who have sex with men living in urban settings. These data provide the basis for future studies of EMA-informed mHealth interventions to promote the reduction of substance use and HIV risk-taking behaviors among African American MSM living in urban settings.

Collaborators: 
  • Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Department of Health, Behavior and Society
  • Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology
  • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation