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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01HX002392-01A1
Title: Communication and Activation in Pain to Enhance Relationships and Treat Pain with Equity (COOPERATE)
Principal Investigator:

Marianne S Matthias

Location: Indianapolis, IN
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: July 2018 - June 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $336,951
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,153,461
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
Go To NIH RePORTER


Excerpt:

Background: Chronic pain affects 40-70% of Veterans and amounts to over $600 billion/year in direct medical costs and lost worker productivity. Racial disparities in pain treatment have been extensively documented. Minority patients, including Veterans, are more likely to be undertreated for pain. Minority Veterans have pain documented less frequently, undergo more urine drug tests, and are more likely to be referred for substance abuse evaluation than White Veterans. Compounding these pain care...



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