Achieving high rates of consent for genetic testing among African American smokers.

@article{Cox2007AchievingHR,
  title={Achieving high rates of consent for genetic testing among African American smokers.},
  author={Lisa Sanderson Cox and Carrie A. Bronars and Janet L. Thomas and Kolawole Stephen Okuyemi and Gary R. King and Matthew S. Mayo and Jasjit S Ahluwalia},
  journal={Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco},
  year={2007},
  volume={9 6},
  pages={711-6}
}
Genetic factors play an important role in smoking behavior. Although African Americans are at disproportionately increased risk for tobacco-related morbidity and mortality, limited attention has been given to genetic investigation of tobacco use in this population. The present study examined consent for genetic testing among African American smokers enrolled in a smoking cessation clinical trial. African American light smokers (</=10 cigarettes/day) enrolled in a smoking cessation study met… CONTINUE READING

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