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Recruiting African-American research participation in the Jackson Heart Study: methods, response rates, and sample description.

@article{Fuqua2005RecruitingAR,
  title={Recruiting African-American research participation in the Jackson Heart Study: methods, response rates, and sample description.},
  author={Sonja R Fuqua and S. Wyatt and M. Andrew and D. Sarpong and F. Henderson and Margie F Cunningham and H. Taylor},
  journal={Ethnicity & disease},
  year={2005},
  volume={15 4 Suppl 6},
  pages={
          S6-18-29
        }
}
  • Sonja R Fuqua, S. Wyatt, +4 authors H. Taylor
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Ethnicity & disease
  • OBJECTIVE The sampling and recruitment methods, response rate, and cohort description for the all-African-American Jackson Heart Study (JHS) are detailed. METHODS Four subsamples of participants residing in the Jackson, Mississippi metropolitan statistical area (MSA) were included: random, volunteer, ARIC (continuing from Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study), and family. A community-driven recruitment model was developed, and community representatives guided recruitment. RESULTS 96… CONTINUE READING

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