One risk of the research is that you may feel uncomfortable with some of the questions in the screener, focus group, key informant meeting, or interview. However you may decline to answer any questions that you wish, and leave the group, meeting, or interview at any time. There are no direct benefits to your participation.
You would need to talk to us on the phone for a few minutes to finish confirming your eligibility and to get scheduled for a focus group or interview. If you participate in a focus group, it would involve coming to a one-time session to talk in a group of approximately seven to ten other
Please contact us! We can answer any questions you have. You can reach the study principal investigator Dr. Henrika McCoy at email@example.com or (312) 413-5027. You can reach the UIC Survey Research Laboratory project coordinator Isabel Farrar at (312) 996-2414 or via the study e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. For concerns about the study or questions about
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We will only be holding one meeting and we will need to accommodate the needs of the majority of participants. At this time we are unable to tell you at what time the meeting will be held.
There will definitely be interviews taking place during the day and evening, any day of the week. For the focus groups, we will need to accommodate the needs of the majority of participants in your area. If we don’t hold a group during the day and you cannot make an evening group, we will sign
Yes, you can potentially participate in our key informant meeting. You must be a Black woman, English-speaking, age 18 or older and a mother, grandmother, aunt, sister, friend, spouse, girlfriend, or significant other of a young Black man age 18 to 24 who have been victimized by violence.
For our male participants, if you are younger than 18 or older than 24 years old, you aren’t eligible to participate in the study. For our female participants in the key informant group, there is no maximum age, only the minimum age of 18. However, please contact Isabel Farrar at email@example.com, and we will see
Yes, if you have a friend who you think would meet the eligibility criteria (Black males between the ages of 18 and 24 who have experienced violence or Black women who are older the age of 18 and are mothers, sisters, friends, spouses, girlfriends, or significant others of young Black men ages 18 to 24