Funding for this research was provided by:
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (1I0CMS331364-01)
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (U54MD007598, R25 MD007610)
Received: 20 December 2017
Accepted: 23 September 2018
First Online: 5 October 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science Institutional Review Board approved this study (IRB #14-12-2450). Written informed consent was obtained from all participants. This study did not examine medical files of any individuals who participated in this study. All data collected from 193 participants were self-reports. In addition, participants’ medication was documented from medication containers. However, participants signed an individual consent permitting the data collected from their survey to be published without compromising their identity.
: The written informed consent for this study was completed according to the established roles and guidelines that were approved by the Institutional Review Board prior to study initiation. Written consent was obtained from all participants. In addition, written and signed consent was obtained from participants described in case studies for publicizing their individual information.
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