TEST UP-BR Focus Groups Study

Study Type


Study Purpose

The purpose of the TEST-UP BR Focus Groups is to learn what community members think about issues related to COVID-19 testing.

About the Study

Eligible participants will be sent a link with more information about the study prior to enrolling. Once enrolled, participants will be asked to complete an online survey describing some basic information about you. Once completed, someone from Pennington Biomedical Research Center will contact you to schedule the virtual focus group. The focus group will last about 1.5 hours. During the focus group, you will be asked some questions about COVID-19 for the group to discuss.

Study Design

Number of Visits:

  • 1 screening phone call
  • 1 online survey
  • 1 virtual group focus group meeting


  • Questionnaire (online)
  • Focus Group discussion (via Zoom)

Study Qualifications

To qualify for this research study, participants should:

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Live in one of the following zip codes: 70805, 70807, 70811, 70812, 70814

Study Duration

Participation in the study will last approximately 1 day.


Compensation of $75 is offered for the completion of this study.

Study Contact

If you think you may be eligible, please call 225-763-3000, or email clinicaltrials@pbrc.edu.


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