TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Cox, Lisa Sanderson; Bronars, Carrie A.; Thomas, Janet L.; Okuyemi, Kolawole S.; King, Gary; Mayo, Matthew S.; Ahluwalia, Jasjit S.
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Nicotine & Tobacco Research;Jun2007, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p711
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
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 (
ACCESSION #
25346788

 

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