Understanding African-American participation in a behavioral intervention: results from focus groups.

@article{RuckerWhitaker2006UnderstandingAP,
  title={Understanding African-American participation in a behavioral intervention: results from focus groups.},
  author={Cheryl S Rucker-Whitaker and Kristin J Flynn and Glenda Kravitz and Claudia B Eaton and James E. Calvin and Lynda H. Powell},
  journal={Contemporary clinical trials},
  year={2006},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={274-86}
}
Heart failure (HF) is an increasingly prevalent condition contributing to significant morbidity and mortality among African-Americans. The Heart Failure Adherence and Retention Trial (HART) is the largest NHLBI funded behavioral clinical trial of patients with HF (R01 HL65547). The HART trial has recruited approximately 40% minority participants, with 33% being African-American. The purpose of this qualitative study is to conduct an in-depth examination of the subjective experience of African… CONTINUE READING

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