Community-based Health Research: Issues and Methods

Community-based Health Research: Issues and Methods

By: Daniel Blumenthal (author)Hardback

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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.


Part 1 Issues: community-based research - an introduction; assessing and applying community-based research; public health ethics and community-based research - lessons from the Tuskegee Syphilis Study; the view from the community. Part 2 Methods: study designs, surveys and descriptive studies; survey case study - the behavioural risk factor surveillance system; qualitative methods in community-based research; HIV/AIDS prevention - case study in qualititative research; community intervention trials - theoretical and methodological considerations; cardiovascular risk reduction; community intervention trials.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780826120250
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780826120250
  • ISBN10: 0826120253

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