Moving beyond attitudinal barriers: understanding African Americans' support for organ and tissue donation.

@article{Arriola2005MovingBA,
  title={Moving beyond attitudinal barriers: understanding African Americans' support for organ and tissue donation.},
  author={Kimberly R Jacob Arriola and Jennie P Perryman and Michelle A Doldren},
  journal={Journal of the National Medical Association},
  year={2005},
  volume={97 3},
  pages={339-50}
}
PURPOSE African Americans are disproportionately represented among individuals in need of an organ transplant, due in part to low donation rates in this population. The research literature has focused on attitudinal barriers to donation; however, the current study explores individual experiences and values that contribute to supportive attitudes toward organ and tissue donation. PROCEDURES Focus group participants were 26 African-American clergymen and 42 African-American parishioners… CONTINUE READING

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