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A community research partnership to improve the diet of African Americans.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11297043     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: To describe a community research partnership in which a national parent education organization collaborated with academic institutions to develop a dietary change program for underserved African American parents. METHODS: Qualitative methods were used to characterize issues that impacted partnership operations. RESULTS: Data are reported on partnership activities including program development and implementation with African American parents. Lessons learned and strategies for improving the partnership are presented. CONCLUSIONS: Ongoing assessment and evaluation of how a partnership operates, especially in the context of multiple sites, are important to sustaining successful functioning.
D Haire-Joshu; R C Brownson; K Schechtman; M S Nanney; C Houston; W Auslander
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of health behavior     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1087-3244     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Health Behav     Publication Date:    2001 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-04-11     Completed Date:  2001-05-24     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9602338     Medline TA:  Am J Health Behav     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  140-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Community Health, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, MO 63108, USA.
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MeSH Terms
African Americans / education*
Community Networks / organization & administration*
Cooperative Behavior
Diet, Fat-Restricted*
Health Education / organization & administration*
Interinstitutional Relations
Life Style
Organizations, Nonprofit
Parents / education*
Program Development
Program Evaluation
Research Support as Topic / organization & administration
United States
Grant Support

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