Community- Based Health Research: Issues and Methods

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Springer Publishing Company, 2004 - Health & Fitness - 218 pages
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This book identifies key concepts of successful community-based research beyond the aspect of location, including prevention focus, population-centered partnerships, multidisciplinary cooperation, and cultural competency. Lessons from the Tuskegee Syphilis Study and case studies on HIV/AIDS prevention and cardiovascular risk reduction illustrate the application of research methods with both positive and negative outcomes.


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Contents

COMMUNITYBASED RESEARCH AN INTRODUCTION
3
ASSESSING AND APPLYING COMMUNITYBASED RESEARCH
25
PUBLIC HEALTH ETHICS AND COMMUNITYBASED RESEARCH LESSONS FROM THE TUSKEGEE SYPHILIS STUDY
47
THE VIEW FROM THE COMMUNITY
63
Methods
81
STUDY DESIGNS SURVEYS AND DESCRIPTIVE STUDIES
83
THE BEHAVIORAL RISK FACTOR SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM
115
QUALITATIVE METHODS IN COMMUNITYBASED RESEARCH
133
HIVAIDS PREVENTION A CASE STUDY IN QUALITATIVE RESEARCH
153
COMMUNITY INTERVENTION TRIALS THEORETICAL AND METHODOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS
171
CARDIOVASCULAR RISKREDUCTION COMMUNITY INTERVENTION TRIALS
199
Index
215
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This book identifies key concepts of successful community-based research beyond the aspect of location, including prevention focus, population-centered partnership, multidisciplinary cooperation, and cultural competency. Lesson from the Tuskegee Syphilis Study and case studies on HIV/AIDS prevention and cardiovascular risk reduction illustrat the application of research methods with both positive and negative outcomes.

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