Researching sensitive issues and ethnicity: lessons from sexual health.

@article{Elam2003ResearchingSI,
  title={Researching sensitive issues and ethnicity: lessons from sexual health.},
  author={Gillian Elam and Kevin A. Fenton},
  journal={Ethnicity & health},
  year={2003},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={15-27}
}
Researchers are generally familiar with the need to adapt their research methods in order to minimise the impact of sensitivity. However, are different considerations required for studies of ethnicity or with ethnic minority respondents? This paper provides insight into strategies used by the authors to tackle sensitivity in qualitative and quantitative research studies of sexual health and ethnicity. Drawing on examples from these studies, the paper demonstrates the relevance of Lee's model of… CONTINUE READING