Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 17, issue 3, P522-531 2006 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2006.0104 View full text
Donna Duffy, Jack Goldberg, Dedra Buchwald

Abstract: Urban American Indians/Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) are highly mobile, and little is known about ways to include them in research or clinical activities. We evaluated postal mailings as a means of reaching patients seen at an urban Indian health care facility (60% of whom were AI/AN) and identified factors associated with receipt of mail. As part of a clinical trial, a Native art calendar was sent via first class mail to 5,633 clients seen at the urban Indian clinic during the prior two years. A multi-step address …

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