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'Telling our story. Creating our own history': Caregivers' reasons for participating in an Australian longitudinal study of Indigenous children 11 Medical and Health Sciences 1117 Public Health and Health Services

Thurber, Katherine; Olsen, Anna; Guthrie, Jill; McCormick, Rachael; Hunter, Andrew; Jones, Roxanne; Maher, Bobby; Banwell, Cathy; Jones, Rochelle; Calabria, Bianca; Lovett, Raymond


Background: Improving the wellbeing of Indigenous populations is an international priority. Robust research conducted with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples is key to developing programs and policies to improve health and wellbeing. This paper aims to quantify the extent of participation in a national longitudinal study of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous Australian) children, and to understand the reasons why caregivers participate in the study. Methods: This mixed...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health
DOI: 10.1186/s12939-018-0858-1
Access Rights: Open Access


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