Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 21, issue 3A, P107-118 2010 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.0.0353 View full text
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Vivian L. Carter, Norma L. Dawkins, Barbara Howard

Abstract: Healthy Lifestyle engages the community in the development of a health behavior modification program to reduce cancer risk among African Americans. The objectives are 1) to assess knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors that affect cancer risk through focus group discussions; and 2) to identify community members to implement programs and practices that facilitate healthy behavior routines. Thirty-four African American focus group participants completed surveys regarding health knowledge and behavioral practices. R…

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