Improving Asthma Research in an Inner-City Latino Neighborhood with Community Health Workers

@article{Martin2005ImprovingAR,
  title={Improving Asthma Research in an Inner-City Latino Neighborhood with Community Health Workers},
  author={Molly A Martin and Olivia Mart{\'i}nez Hern{\'a}ndez and Edward T. Naureckas and John D. Lantos},
  journal={Journal of Asthma},
  year={2005},
  volume={42},
  pages={891 - 895}
}
This study tests the feasibility of a partnership between an academic medical center and community health workers to perform mutually beneficial research investigating asthma in an urban Latino neighborhood. Community heath workers participated in the study design, instrument development, implementation, and analysis. The 103 participants recruited by the community health workers were primarily Mexican with very low education and acculturation levels. After the 1-year enrollment period, the… Expand
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