Race differences in adherence to headache treatment appointments in persons with headache disorders.

@article{Heckman2008RaceDI,
  title={Race differences in adherence to headache treatment appointments in persons with headache disorders.},
  author={Bernadette Davantes Heckman and Kenneth A. Holroyd and Francis J O'Donnell and Gretchen Tietjen and Christine Ada Utley and Mark C Stillman and Gary M Ellis},
  journal={Journal of the National Medical Association},
  year={2008},
  volume={100 2},
  pages={247-55}
}
PURPOSE This research characterized patterns and predictors of adherence to headache treatment appointments in patients presenting at headache specialty treatment clinics throughout Ohio. BASIC PROCEDURES Participants were 186 patients (118 white, 68 African Americans, 89% female) in headache treatment clinics in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus and Toledo, OH. The study used a naturalistic longitudinal cohort design and assessed patients during four treatment visits (pretreatment, one-month… CONTINUE READING

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