Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Chronic Diseases of Youths and Access to Health Care in the United States

Racial/ethnic minorities are 1.5 to 2.0 times more likely than whites to have most of the major chronic diseases. Chronic diseases are also more common in the poor than the nonpoor and this association is frequently mediated by race/ethnicity. Specifically, children are disproportionately affected b...

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Main Authors: James H. Price, Jagdish Khubchandani, Molly McKinney, Robert Braun
Format: Article
Published: Hindawi Limited 2013-01-01
Series:BioMed Research International
Online Access:http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/787616