Racial and ethnic differences in students' attitudes and behavior toward organ donation.

@article{Rubens1996RacialAE,
  title={Racial and ethnic differences in students' attitudes and behavior toward organ donation.},
  author={Arthur J. Rubens},
  journal={Journal of the National Medical Association},
  year={1996},
  volume={88 7},
  pages={417-21}
}
Donor authorizations tend to be especially low among African Americans and other minority and ethnic groups. This study assessed and compared the beliefs, attitudes, and rates of participation regarding organ donation among a sample of racially and ethnically mixed university students. A 64-item survey questionnaire regarding organ/tissue donation issues was administered to 683 undergraduate students from different racial and ethnic backgrounds at a state-assisted university in the Midwest. The… CONTINUE READING