Recruitment and participation in clinical trials: socio-demographic, rural/urban, and health care access predictors.

@article{Baquet2006RecruitmentAP,
  title={Recruitment and participation in clinical trials: socio-demographic, rural/urban, and health care access predictors.},
  author={Claudia R. Baquet and Patricia Commiskey and C. Daniel Mullins and Shiraz I. Mishra},
  journal={Cancer detection and prevention},
  year={2006},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={24-33}
}
BACKGROUND Recruitment and participation in clinical trials by minorities, particularly African Americans and rural underserved populations, are low. This report examines predictors of clinical trial recruitment and participation for adult Marylanders. METHODS A cross-sectional design was used to survey 5154 adults (18 years and older) residing in 13 of the 24 jurisdictions in Maryland, including urban Baltimore City, and the rural regions of Western Maryland and the Eastern Shore. The survey… CONTINUE READING