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A Personal Touch: The Most Important Strategy for Recruiting Latino Research Participants

This article describes the challenges encountered in recruiting, into five research studies, Mexican American participants from community settings. Culturally relevant strategies used to recruit are also described. The most effective recruitment strategies reflected the common cultural values of personalismo, simpátia, confianza, respeto, and familismo.

García AA, Zuñiga JA, Lagon C. A personal touch: The most important strategy for recruiting Latino research participants. Journal of Transcultural Nursing 2017;28(4):342-347.

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