The STARK study: a cross-sectional study of adherence to short-term drug regiments in urban Kenya.

@article{Ellis2006TheSS,
  title={The STARK study: a cross-sectional study of adherence to short-term drug regiments in urban Kenya.},
  author={Ann E Ellis and Rebecca P Gogel and Benjamin R Roman and James B Watson and Debbie Indyk and Gary Rosenberg},
  journal={Social work in health care},
  year={2006},
  volume={42 3-4},
  pages={237-50}
}
The purpose of the STARK study (Short-Term Adherence Research in Kenya) was to identify factors that predict adherence to short-term drug regimens in Nairobi, Kenya. The participants (N = 357) in the study were recruited from the RAFIKI Foundation Clinic, a free primary healthcare clinic in Kibera, Nairobi's largest slum. Quantitative surveys were administered to all the participants regarding their adherence patterns and to a subgroup of mothers (N = 233) regarding their adherence in giving… CONTINUE READING