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This document provides findings of a literature review ORC Macro is conducting on behalf of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the Formative Research Aimed at Reducing the Burden of Arthritis in Hispanic Populations (English-speaking, Spanish speaking) project. The first priority is to identify appropriate audience segments within the Hispanic population (aged 45–64) that would be responsive to a physical activity campaign.
As described in the Formative Research Plan, the purpose of the literature review, along with an environmental scan using an Internet analysis, is to provide CDC with information that will assist in conducting qualitative formative research with Hispanics/Latinos with arthritis, in order to develop a communication plan to increase physical activity. Building on the findings
from the literature review, the formative research will help shape future programs and interventions that seek to reduce the negative effects of arthritis, as well as reduce the disproportionate disability due to arthritis for the under served populations of the United States, with particular attention to Hispanic/Latino populations (English- and Spanish speaking). The literature review report will summarize, document, and report information related to knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors pertaining to physical activity among
Hispanic/Latino people with arthritis (HPWA) ………