Research Participant Recruitment in Hispanic Communities: Lessons Learned

@article{Shedlin2009ResearchPR,
  title={Research Participant Recruitment in Hispanic Communities: Lessons Learned},
  author={Michele G Shedlin and Carlos Ulises Decena and Thenral Mangadu and Angela Dey{\`a} Mart{\'i}nez},
  journal={Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health},
  year={2009},
  volume={13},
  pages={352-360}
}
Hidden/special populations such as new immigrants are hard-to-reach due to issues such as stigma, discrimination, fear of immigration authorities, and cultural norms. Such factors can affect the recruitment of participants for behavioral research, especially research which addresses stigmatizing conditions such as HIV/AIDS. This research involved a qualitative approach and methods. The study identified contextual factors as well as attitudes, experiences and beliefs affecting HIV risk among… CONTINUE READING

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