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Minority Participation in Health Research—Facts and Fiction

Wendler, D and Kington, R and Madans, J and Van Wye, G and Christ-Schmidt, H (2006) Minority Participation in Health Research—Facts and Fiction. PLoS Medicine, 3 (2). pp. 153-154.

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    It is widely believed that racial and ethnic minority groups, especially in the US, are less willing to participate in health research than non-minority groups. According to this view, minority groups’comparative unwillingness to participate is due to a lack of trust in health research and health researchers, which traces to past abuses, particularly the Tuskegee Syphilis Study.

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    Additional Information: Message To Readers: Please scroll down the PDF document until you reach the referenced article title (pg. 153).
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Minority Participation in Research, Under-Representation of Minorities in Research, Willingness of Minorities to Participate in Research, Potential Barriers to Minority Participation, Minorities, Ethnic Minorities
    Subjects: Health > Health Equity
    Research > studies
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    Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2011
    Last Modified: 25 May 2011 12:05
    Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.lib.umd.edu/id/eprint/402

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