Using Mixed Methods to Measure the Perception of Community Capacity in an Academic–Community Partnership for a Walking Intervention

  title={Using Mixed Methods to Measure the Perception of Community Capacity in an Academic–Community Partnership for a Walking Intervention},
  author={Charkarra Anderson-Lewis and D. Cuy-Castellanos and A. Byrd and Karen Zynda and Alicia D Sample and Vickie Blakely Reed and M. Beard and Latessa Minor and K. Yadrick},
  journal={Health Promotion Practice},
  pages={788 - 796}
H.U.B. City Steps is a 5-year community-based participatory research walking intervention designed to help lower blood pressure in a majority African American population in southern Mississippi via community collaboration and capacity building, increased walking, culturally tailored health education sessions, and motivational interviewing. Building community capacity for physical activity is a key component of this intervention. Qualitative and quantitative methods have been used to assess how… Expand
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