Intervention team players reported that HIV testing
increased to over 60%, while control team players
reported an HIV test rate of 40% (eighteen months after
Approximately 66% of intervention team members reported
using condoms on a regular basis, compared to over 40% of
control team players.
For more information on the program and its results:
Rhodes, S.D., Leichliter, J.S., Sun, C.J., & Bloom, F.R.
HoMBReS and HoMBReS Por un Cambio Interventions to Reduce
HIV Disparities among Immigrant Hispanic/Latino Men.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 65(1),
Rhodes, S.D., Daniel, J., Alonzo, J., Vissman, A.T.,
Duck, S., Downs, M., & Gilbert, P.A. (2012). A
Snapshot of How Latino Heterosexual Men Promote Sexual
Health within their Social Networks: Process Evaluation
Findings from an Efficacious Community-Level
Intervention. AIDS Education Prevention,
Rhodes, S.D., Hergenrather, K.C., Bloom, F.R.,
Leichliter, J.S., & Montaño, J. (2009). Outcomes
from a Community-Based, Participatory Lay Health Adviser
HIV/STD Prevention Intervention for Recently Arrived
Immigrant Latino Men in Rural North Carolina, USA.
AIDS Education and Prevention, 21, 103-08.
Rhodes, S.D., McCoy, T.P., Vissman, A.T., DiClemente,
R.J., Duck, S., Hergenrather, K.C., ... & Eng, E. (2011).
Randomized Controlled Trial of a Culturally Congruent
Intervention to Increase Condom Use and HIV Testing among
Heterosexually Active Immigrant Latino Men. AIDS
and Behavior, 15(8), 1764-75. [adaptation; see
HoMBReS has been adapted and replicated in Indianapolis,
Indiana. Learn more about this intervention adaptation:
Martinez, O., Roth, A.M., Kelle, G., Downs, M., & Rhodes,
S.D. (2014). Adaptation
and Implementation of HoMBReS: A Community-Level,
Evidence-Based HIV Behavioral Intervention for
Heterosexual Latino Men in the Midwestern United
States. AIDS Education and Prevention,