Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved
Volume 21, Number 1, February 2010 Supplement
pp. 26-37 | 10.1353/hpu.0.0245
Summary: Over 73,700 adults age 40–79, nearly 70% African American, were recruited at community health centers across 12 southeastern states; individual characteristics were recorded and biologic specimens collected at baseline for later follow-up. The Southern Community Cohort Study is a unique national resource for assessing determinants of racial/ethnic differentials in diseases.