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Using qualitative and quantitative strategies to evaluate knowledge and perceptions about sickle cell disease and sickle cell trait

Using qualitative and quantitative strategies to evaluate knowledge and perceptions about sickle cell disease and sickle cell trait

Journal of the National Medical Association 98(5): 704-710

Objectives: To evaluate knowledge, perceptions and the effectiveness of different sources of information about sickle cell trait (SCT) and sickle cell disease (SCD); to determine individual knowledge of SCT status.Methods: 28 individuals participated in three focus groups (healthcare providers, people affected by SCID or SCT, and community members).

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