Recruitment and retention of older adults in influenza immunization study.

@article{Gonzalez2007RecruitmentAR,
  title={Recruitment and retention of older adults in influenza immunization study.},
  author={Elizabeth W. Gonzalez and Elizabeth M. Gardner and Donna Marie Murasko},
  journal={Journal of cultural diversity},
  year={2007},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={81-7}
}
Minority older adults have been under-represented in previous research studies in which Caucasian populations have been recruited. This article describes a consumer-centered model that addresses strategies to enhance recruitment and retention of a racially diverse healthy elderly population in an influenza immunization study. A consumer-centered model was employed in a 3-year research study that examined age-related changes in the immune responses to influenza vaccination. Four factors seem to… CONTINUE READING

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