This scientific report describes efforts to include those who do not speak English well or as their primary language in research studies supported by the federal government. The information in this report was current at the date of publication, but has not been updated. The document is provided for historical purposes only.
In July 2001, the NICHD held a workshop, with funding assistance from the NIH Office of Research on Minority Health, on the inclusion of language-minority populations in national studies. This 44-page scientific report describes the workshop and the topics discussed, including describing language-minority populations; challenges for including these populations in surveys; sampling, measuring, and interviewing these populations; and technological innovations and linguistic logistics. The information in this report was current at the date of publication, but has not been updated. The document is provided for historical purposes only.
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, DHHS. (2001). Diverse Voices: Inclusion of Language-Minority Populations in National Studies (N/A). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.