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Health Issues in the Black Community 3rd edition

Braithwaite, Ronald L. and Taylor, Sandra E. and Treadwell, Henrie M., eds. (2009) Health Issues in the Black Community 3rd edition. Jossey-Bass, San Fransico, CA. ISBN 978-0-470-43679-0

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Abstract

The third edition of Health Issues in the Black Community comes eight years following the release of the second edition and, to our chagrin, presents a picture of African American health replete with many of the disparities documented in the first two editions. Following virtually two decades of studies showing stark contrasts between black and white Americans, we are still faced with a situation that portends a lowered health status and overall quality of life for the black community. The third edition not only documents this continuing gap but also calls for all relevant sectors of U.S. society to actively acknowledge the disparities and move toward viable strategies for removing them.


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Item Type: Book
Additional Information: Access to the full text is subject to the publisher’s access restrictions.
Uncontrolled Keywords: health disparities, chronic disease, lifestyle behaviors, Black Community
Subjects: Health > Health Equity
Health > Health Equity > Access To Healthcare
Health > Disparities
Health > Public Health > Chronic Illness & Diseases
Health > Public Health > Health Risk Factors
Practice > interventions
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    Date Deposited: 14 Jul 2011 10:12
    Last Modified: 14 Jul 2011 10:12
    Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.pitt.edu/id/eprint/2721

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