Achieving high rates of consent for genetic testing among African American smokers

Cox, Lisa Sanderson; Bronars, Carrie A.; Thomas, Janet L.; Okuyemi, Kolawole S.; King, Gary; Mayo, Matthew S.; Ahluwalia, Jasjit S.
June 2007
Nicotine & Tobacco Research;Jun2007, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p711
Academic Journal
journal article
Genetic factors play an important role in smoking behavior. Although African Americans are at disproportionately increased risk for tobacco-related morbidity and mortality, limited attention has been given to genetic investigation of tobacco use in this population. The present study examined consent for genetic testing among African American smokers enrolled in a smoking cessation clinical trial. African American light smokers (


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