A participatory action research pilot study of urban health disparities using rapid assessment response and evaluation.

@article{Brown2008APA,
  title={A participatory action research pilot study of urban health disparities using rapid assessment response and evaluation.},
  author={David R Brown and Agueda Hern{\'a}ndez and Gilbert Saint-Jean and Si{\^a}n Evans and Ida Tafari and Luther G. Brewster and Michel J Celestin and Carlos G{\'o}mez-Estefan and Fernando Regalado and Siri Akal and Barry P. Nierenberg and Elaine Dorean Kauschinger and Robert A. Schwartz and John Bryan Page},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2008},
  volume={98 1},
  pages={
          28-38
        }
}
Healthy People 2010 made it a priority to eliminate health disparities. We used a rapid assessment response and evaluation (RARE) to launch a program of participatory action research focused on health disparities in an urban, disadvantaged Black community serviced by a major south Florida health center. We formed partnerships with community members, identified local health disparities, and guided interventions targeting health disparities. We describe the RARE structure used to triangulate data… CONTINUE READING

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