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Health Disparities and Patient Outcomes

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Description

Our study seeks to understand the patient outcomes of individuals struggling with social needs and whom have a diagnosis of a chronic illness.


Keywords:

Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, Nutrition


Category:

Behavioral

Qualifications

 


Age
18 - 70 years


Gender
Any


Study Population

Individuals from 18-65 who have experienced food insecurity, lack of housing, difficulty paying bills or lack of transportation and who have been diagnosis of a chronic illness.


Investigator

Seth Berkowitz
Assistant Professor
Medicine-Internal Medicine

For questions, contact:

Katharine Ricks
kathier1@email.unc.edu
(281) 702-1692


Recruitment Period End

June 30, 2020

Location

Primary Location
Local library or clinic

Secondary Location
N/A

Study Qualifications

Gender Any

Age Range 18 - 70 years

Participant qualification(s) Must have a diagnosis of a chronic illness and struggling with social needs now or in the past.

Not eligible if: Do not have a chronic disease

Number of Visits

    » 184 In person visit(s)

    1 focus group or one-on-one interview

    » 0 Remote visit(s)

Participation Period

1-2 hours

Compensation

$20

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