Factors that influence African-Americans' willingness to participate in medical research studies.

@article{Shavers2001FactorsTI,
  title={Factors that influence African-Americans' willingness to participate in medical research studies.},
  author={Vickie L. Shavers and Charles F. Lynch and Leon F. Burmeister},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2001},
  volume={91 1 Suppl},
  pages={
          233-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND The underrepresentation of African-Americans among medical research participants is receiving considerable attention because of recent government mandates for the inclusion of all racial/ethnic groups in human subject research. Therefore, there is a need to determine factors that influence minority enrollment in medical research studies. METHODS Between 1998-1999, 91 African-American residents of the Detroit Primary Metropolitan Statistical Area participated in a mail and telephone… CONTINUE READING
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