Customizing survey instruments and data collection to reach Hispanic/Latino adults in border communities in Texas.

  title={Customizing survey instruments and data collection to reach Hispanic/Latino adults in border communities in Texas.},
  author={Michelle M O'Hegarty and Linda L. Pederson and Stacy L Thorne and Ralph S. Caraballo and Brian G Evans and Leslie A Athey and Joseph G. McMichael},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={100 Suppl 1},
OBJECTIVES We sought to modify an instrument and to use it to collect information on smoking knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors among Hispanics/Latinos, and to adapt survey methods to obtain high participation levels. Methods. Promotoras (outreach workers) conducted face-to-face interviews with 1485 Hispanic adults (July 2007-April 2008). The project team used GeoFrame field enumeration methods to develop a sampling frame from households in randomly selected colonias (residential… CONTINUE READING

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