Focus Group Discussions in Community-Based Participatory Research to Inform the Development of a Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Educational Intervention for Latinas in San Diego

@article{BarnackTavlaris2013FocusGD,
  title={Focus Group Discussions in Community-Based Participatory Research to Inform the Development of a Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Educational Intervention for Latinas in San Diego},
  author={Jessica L. Barnack-Tavlaris and Luz M Garcini and Olga S{\'a}nchez and Irma A. Gonz{\'a}lez Hern{\'a}ndez and Ana Mart{\'i}nez Navarro},
  journal={Journal of Cancer Education},
  year={2013},
  volume={28},
  pages={784-789}
}
The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate the usefulness of formative focus groups as a community-based participatory research (CBPR) method in developing cancer education programs. Two focus groups were conducted according to CBPR principles, in order to develop a community-competent human papillomavirus (HPV)/cervical cancer educational program for Latinas living in the USA/Mexico border region. Focus group participants were 18 female Mexican American community health advisors. Participants… CONTINUE READING
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