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The health of U.S. racial and ethnic populations.

Williams, David R (2005) The health of U.S. racial and ethnic populations. The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences, 60 Spe. pp. 53-62. ISSN 1079-5014

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Abstract

This article provides an overview of racial and ethnic disparities in health in the United States. It describes limitations linked to the quality and method of presentation of the available data. It also considers the complex ways in which immigrant status, race, and SES combine to affect health and outlines important directions for research that would enhance our understanding of the ways in which social factors can lead to changes in health status.


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Additional Information: This article is available at the publisher’s Web site. Access to the full text is subject to the publisher’s access restrictions.
Subjects: Health > Disparities
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Date Deposited: 19 Oct 2011 15:30
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2011 15:30
Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.pitt.edu/id/eprint/3388

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