Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- Beyond diversity to inclusion: recruitment and retention of diverse groups in Alzheimer researchPeggye Dilworth-Anderson
Department of Health Policy and Management and UNC Institute on Aging, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599, USA
Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 24:S14-18. 2010..Ultimately, an inclusive approach to recruitment and retention goes beyond diversity and instead, emphasizes shared interest and representation by researchers and participants in the research process...
- Introduction to the science of recruitment and retention among ethnically diverse populationsPeggye Dilworth-Anderson
Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health 1102 D McGavran Greenberg Hall, CB 7411, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
Gerontologist 51:S1-4. 2011..Not to be overlooked, an important factor to achieving success in recruitment and retention of diverse populations is having access to resources that allow for ongoing connection with research participants...
- Effect of race on cultural justifications for caregivingPeggye Dilworth-Anderson
Center for Aging and Diversity, University of North Carolina Institute on Aging, 720 Airport Road, Suite 100, CB 1030, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 1030, USA
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:S257-62. 2005..Our objective in this study was to explore the effects of caregiver characteristics on cultural reasons given for providing care to dependent elderly family members...
- Systems of social support in families who care for dependent African American eldersSharon Wallace Williams
Center on Minority Aging, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 3465, USA
Gerontologist 42:224-36. 2002..This study examined connections (linking, compensatory, or none) between three systems of social support (informal, church, and formal). Predictors of each system were also examined...
- Can culture help explain the physical health effects of caregiving over time among African American caregivers?Peggye Dilworth-Anderson
Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7411, USA
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 59:S138-45. 2004..The purposes of this study were to longitudinally examine the health outcomes of 107 African American caregivers who provided care to their elderly dependent family members and to determine the role of culture in predicting health outcomes...
- Social justice, health disparities, and culture in the care of the elderlyPeggye Dilworth-Anderson
Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, USA
J Law Med Ethics 40:26-32. 2012....
- Diagnosis and assessment of Alzheimer's disease in diverse populationsPeggye Dilworth-Anderson
Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health and Institute on Aging, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Alzheimers Dement 4:305-9. 2008
- Recruitment strategies for studying dementia in later life among diverse cultural groupsPeggye Dilworth-Anderson
Center for Aging and Diversity, UNC Institute on Aging, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North California 27599 1030, USA
Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 19:256-60. 2005..The article ends with best strategies for addressing barriers to recruitment and retention, building community relations and capacity, and increasing participation in research projects...
- Factors associated with decisions to undergo surgery among patients with newly diagnosed early-stage lung cancerSamuel Cykert
Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
JAMA 303:2368-76. 2010..Patients who do not undergo surgery have a median survival of less than 1 year. Despite the survival disadvantage, many patients with early-stage disease do not receive surgical care and rates are even lower for black patients...
- Recruitment and retention strategies for longitudinal African American caregiving research: the Family Caregiving ProjectPeggye Dilworth-Anderson
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
J Aging Health 16:137S-56S. 2004..This article provides a detailed discussion, guided by a culturally competent approach, on recruitment and retention strategies used to study caregiving to older dependent elders in African American families...
- The cultural influence of values, norms, meanings, and perceptions in understanding dementia in ethnic minoritiesPeggye Dilworth-Anderson
The University of North Carolina at Greenboro, Greenboro, North Carolina 27401 6170, USA
Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 16:S56-63. 2002..Also, researchers and practitioners could benefit Alzheimer sufferers and their caregivers by incorporating cultural and social information about diverse groups into their future models of research and practice...
- Issues of race, ethnicity, and culture in caregiving research: a 20-year review (1980-2000)Peggye Dilworth-Anderson
Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 27402 6170, USA
Gerontologist 42:237-72. 2002..The review focuses on conceptual and theoretical approaches, sampling strategies, measurement techniques, and similarities and differences found among groups and across studies...