Table 5. Summary characteristics of Community-based Participatory Research studies

CharacteristicsNumber of Studies
Total number of studies identified60
Average number of publications per study2
Publication dates of the first article from the study
 Before 19801
 1980-19850
 1986-19902
 1991-19958
 1996-200025
 2001 to 200324
Substantive topics
 General health concerns11
 Environmental hazards9
 Hypertension/heart disease/diabetes8
 Services for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)6
 Substance abuse including smoking5
 Cancer screening and prevention4
 Women's health4
 Asthma prevention2
 Occupational health2
 Seniors' health2
 Other miscellaneous concerns (disabilities, hospice access, childhood immunization, nutrition, mental health)7
Study population or community defined by
 Ethnicity or race24
  Native American 8
  African-American 5
  Latino 5
  Asian 5
  Multiple ethnic groups 1
 Health concern18
 Location12
 Occupation6
Number of funding sources
 None listed5
 135
 218
 3 or more2
Type of funding sources (of all identifiable funding sources)
 Federal agencies43
  National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences 11
  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 10
  National Cancer Institute 3
  US Environment Protection Agency 3
  National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism 2
  Other agencies 14
 Foundations or private sources15
  W.J. Kellogg Foundation 3
  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 2
  Other foundations or private sources 10
 State funding11
 Universities6

From: 3, Results

Cover of Community-based Participatory Research: Assessing the Evidence
Community-based Participatory Research: Assessing the Evidence.
Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 99.
Viswanathan M, Ammerman A, Eng E, et al.

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