The Southern Community Cohort Study: investigating health disparities.

Signorello LB, Hargreaves MK, Blot WJ
J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2010 21 (1 Suppl): 26-37

PMID: 20173283 · PMCID: PMC2940058 · DOI:10.1353/hpu.0.0245

Over 73,700 adults age 40-79, nearly 70% African American, were recruited at community health centers across 12 southeastern states; individual characteristics were recorded and biologic specimens collected at baseline for later follow-up. The Southern Community Cohort Study is a unique national resource for assessing determinants of racial/ethnic differentials in diseases.

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Adult African Americans Aged Blood Specimen Collection Cardiovascular Diseases Chronic Disease Cohort Studies Community-Institutional Relations Community Health Centers Cooperative Behavior Diabetes Mellitus European Continental Ancestry Group Female Health Status Disparities Humans Male Middle Aged Neoplasms Patient Selection Southeastern United States Stroke

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