Barriers and facilitators of African American participation in Alzheimer disease biomarker research.

@article{Williams2010BarriersAF,
  title={Barriers and facilitators of African American participation in Alzheimer disease biomarker research.},
  author={Monique M. Williams and Darcell P Scharff and Katherine J Mathews and Jonathan S Hoffsuemmer and Pamela A. Jackson and John C. Morris and Dorothy Edwards},
  journal={Alzheimer disease and associated disorders},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 Suppl},
  pages={S24-9}
}
African Americans experience a greater risk of Alzheimer disease (AD), but are underrepresented in AD research. Our study examined barriers and facilitators of AD research participation among African Americans. Investigators conducted 11 focus groups with African American participants (n=70) who discussed barriers and facilitators to AD research participation including lumbar puncture studies. The moderator and comoderator independently reviewed the transcripts, identified themes, and coded… CONTINUE READING
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