Healthy aging in neighborhoods of diversity across the life span (HANDLS): overcoming barriers to implementing a longitudinal, epidemiologic, urban study of health, race, and socioeconomic status.

@article{Evans2010HealthyAI,
  title={Healthy aging in neighborhoods of diversity across the life span (HANDLS): overcoming barriers to implementing a longitudinal, epidemiologic, urban study of health, race, and socioeconomic status.},
  author={Michele K Evans and James M. Lepkowski and Neil R. Powe and Thomas A. Laveist and Marie Fanelli Kuczmarski and Alan B. Zonderman},
  journal={Ethnicity & disease},
  year={2010},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={
          267-75
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Examine the influences of race, socioeconomic status, sex, and age on barriers to participation in a study of cross-sectional differences and longitudinal changes in health-related outcomes. METHODS We designed a multidisciplinary, community-based, prospective longitudinal epidemiologic study among socioeconomically diverse African Americans and Whites. We recruited 3722 participants from Baltimore, Md. with a mean age of 47.7 (range 30-64) years, 45% males; 2200 African Americans… CONTINUE READING
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