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Community- Based Health Research

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Community- Based Health Research

SKU# 9780826120250

Issues and Methods


  • Daniel S. Blumenthal MD, MPH
  • Ralph J. DiClemente PhD

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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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Product Details 

  • Publication Date October 24, 2003
  • Page Count 240
  • Product Form Hardback
  • ISBN 13 9780826120250
  • EISBN 9780826120267

Table of Contents 

    Foreword, D. Satcher
    Part I: Issues
  1. Community-Based Research: An Introduction, D.S. Blumenthal and E. Yancey
  2. Assessing and Applying Community-Based Research, C. Evans
  3. Public Health Ethics and Community-Based Research: Lessons from the Tuskegee Syphilis Study, B. Jenkins, C. Jones, and D.S. Blumenthal
  4. The View from the Community, A. Cruz, F. Murphy, N. Nyarko, and D.N.Y. Krall

  5. Part II: Methods
  6. Study Designs, Surveys, and Descriptive Studies, N. Asal and L. Beebe
  7. Survey Case Study: The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, D. Holtzman
  8. Qualitative Methods in Community-Based Research, C. Sterk and K. Elifson
  9. HIV/AIDS Prevention: Case Study in Qualitative Research, K. Elifson and C. Sterk
  10. Community Intervention Trials: Theoretical and Methodological Considerations, R.J. DiClemente, R.A. Crosby, C. Sionean, and D. Holtgrave
  11. Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Community Intervention Trials, S.K. Davis