African Americans and Their Distrust of the Health Care System: Healthcare for Diverse Populations
Kennedy, Bernice Roberts, Mathis, Christopher Clomus, Woods, Angela K., Journal of Cultural Diversity
Abstract: "To be used in some type of experiment and then be forgotten. Why are you interested in me now?" This is one of many sentiments felt by African Americans. In one of many surveys conducted by researchers, African Americans feared they would be used as guinea pigs for medical research. This survey also found that blacks were more likely than whites not to trust that their doctors would fully explain the significance of their participation in clinical research or other studies. Many scientists believe that bad feelings make it difficult for them to recruit minorities as participants in biomedical research studies in different areas. There continues to be an underlying element of …
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Publication information: Article title: African Americans and Their Distrust of the Health Care System: Healthcare for Diverse Populations. Contributors: Kennedy, Bernice Roberts - Author, Mathis, Christopher Clomus - Author, Woods, Angela K. - Author. Journal title: Journal of Cultural Diversity. Volume: 14. Issue: 2 Publication date: Summer 2007. Page number: 56+. © Not available. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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