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Racial and ethnic differences in health, 1996

Barbara L. Kass

Racial and ethnic differences in health, 1996

by Barbara L. Kass

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Published by Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, Agency for Health Care Policy and Research in Rockville, MD .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (U.S.),
    • Health and race -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBarbara L. Kass, Robin M. Weinick, Alan C. Monheit.
      SeriesAHCPR pub., no. 99-0001, MEPS chartbook ;, no. 2
      ContributionsWeinick, Robin M., Monheit, Alan C., United States. Agency for Health Care Policy and Research.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA448.4 .K374 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination26 p. ;
      Number of Pages26
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL81543M
      LC Control Number99186715
      OCLC/WorldCa40992659

      racial and ethnic minorities (Berglas and Lim, ). The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) has published data that point to large differences in the six areas between white populations and other racial and ethnic groups (US Department of Health and Human Services [DHHS], ). Less is known about how the health status. Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health, Health Insurance, Access to Care, Health Status  Kass, Barbara L.; Weinick, Robin M.; Monheit, Alan C. () Related Items in Google Scholar ©— Bioethics Research Library Box Washington DC Search DigitalGeorgetown.

      The NIS findings suggest that socioeconomic differences account for a substantial proportion of the racial/ethnic group-specific differences in vaccination coverage. This conclusion is based especially on the similarities in vaccination coverage among children of different racial/ethnic groups living below the poverty level. disparities in health care as “racial or ethnic differences in the quality of healthcare that are not due to access-related factors or clinical needs, preferences, and appropriateness of intervention.”1 IOM states that “evidence of racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare is remarkably consistent.

        Research also indicates that there are differences in the level of care that on Black Americans in her book to release their racial and ethnic demographic data on . A new look at racial and ethnic disparities in mental health care. A new book finds racial and ethnic discrepancies have decreased somewhat, but are still substantial. .


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Racial and ethnic differences in health, 1996 by Barbara L. Kass Download PDF EPUB FB2

Analyses of racial and ethnic differences in access to and the use of health services between and show that the black-white gap has not narrowed over time, and the gap between Hispanics and whites has widened (Weinick et al., ). Moreover, this study found that, even if income and health insurance coverage were equal, racial and.

These differences are the focus of considerable public attention, and in the Clinton Administration announced a new national effort to eliminate racial and ethnic gaps in Americans' health (the Initiative to Eliminate Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health). Differences in the health of racial and ethnic groups may result from differences.

The Panel on Race, Ethnicity, and Health in Later Life was established in under the auspices of the Committee on Population of the National Research Council (NRC). The panel’s task was to inform the National Institute on Aging about recent research findings on racial and ethnic disparities in later life and to help in developing a future research agenda for reducing by: 7.

Get this from a library. Racial and ethnic differences in health, health insurance, access to care, health status. [Barbara L Kass-Bartelmes; Robin M Weinick; Alan C Monheit; United States.

Agency for Health Care Policy and Research.]. In numerous studies, dramatic and persistent differences in health among racial and ethnic groups have been observed across numerous important indicators of health in the United States.

For instance, some minority groups are at increased risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, low birth weight or premature birth and other serious conditions. This book presents a comprehensive account of differences in the frequencies of various diseases among a wide range of racial and ethnic groups throughout the world today.

It provides epidemiologists, physicians, sociologists, and anthropologists with a methodological framework for understanding the concepts of race and ethnic group, the use of these concepts in epidemiology, and the. Discussions of race and intelligence, as well as claims of genetic differences in intelligence along racial lines, have appeared in both popular science and academic research since the inception of IQ testing in the early 20th century.

The concept of "race" is a social construct, and "intelligence" has no agreed-upon definition; the validity of IQ tests as a metric for general intelligence is. OCTOBER AJPH — Racial Biases And Health Disparities: Years Since Jamestown. Racial/Ethnic Disparities in the Use of Lethal Police Force by US police, Unequal Burdens of Loss: Examining the Frequency and Timing of Homicide Deaths Experienced by Young Black Men Across the Life Course.

When David R. Williams, PhD, MPH, started his career, most researchers focused only on racial differences in education and income. But while economic status matters for health, there is more to the story of racial differences in health care. That’s why Dr.

Williams developed a scale to measure the impact of discrimination. The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life is a book by psychologist Richard J. Herrnstein and political scientist Charles Murray, in which the authors argue that human intelligence is substantially influenced by both inherited and environmental factors and that it is a better predictor of many personal outcomes, including financial income, job performance, birth.

tHE PErSIStEncE OF rAcIAl DIFFErEncES In HEAltH There is abundant evidence of the continued exis-tence of racial differences in health. Table 1 pro-vides an example of the magnitude and trends of these inequities.

It shows racial differences in life expectancy at birth for men and women from to the present. Gender is an important social status. Elo, I.T., and Preston, S.H. Racial and ethnic differences in mortality at older ages.

In L.G. Martin and B.J. Soldo (Eds.), Racial and ethnic differences in the health of older Americans (pp. Committee on Population, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council.

Critical Perspectives on Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health in Late Life Ethnicity, and Health in Later Life Panel on Race, National Research Council In their later years, Americans of different racial and ethnic backgrounds are not in equally good--or equally poor--health.

Racial and ethnic differences in mortality at older ages / Irma T. Elo and Samuel H. Preston --Health and disability differences among racial and ethnic groups / Kenneth G. Manton and Eric Stallard --Race, socioeconomic status, and health in late life / James P.

Smith and Raynard S. Kington --How health behaviors and the social environment. Analyses of racial and ethnic differences in access to and the use of health services between and show that the black-white gap has not narrowed over time, and the gap between Hispanics and whites has widened (Weinick et al., ).

The purpose of the Health Disparities Chart Book on Disability and Racial and Ethnic Status in the United States is to answer the question of whether working age () people with disabilities in the United States experience health disparities similar to those experienced by members of racial and ethnic minority groups in the United States.

Because of the perception that disability is solely. These stark disparities at the very beginning of life have received a fair amount of public health attention, as have the racial and ethnic disparities in infant mortality: In the United States in. reports on racial and ethnic differences in access to and use of health serv i c e s (Mayberry et al., ).

The evidence is clear—race makes a difference. Race and a usual source of health care than any other group inand families headed by Hispanic Americans were the most like-ly to report barriers to receiving needed care.

Each chapter provides descriptive information on the relative frequencies of diseases and the methods used in studies, as well as a systematic discussion of the interpretation of the racial and ethnic differences described, which may arise from such factors as errors in measurement or socioeconomic differences between groups.

In their later years, Americans of different racial and ethnic backgrounds are not in equally good--or equally poor--health. There is wide variation, but on average older Whites are healthier than older Blacks and tend to outlive them. But Whites tend to be in poorer health than Hispanics and Asian Americans.

This volume documents the differentials and considers possible explanations. 25 R.M. Weinick, S.H. Zuvekas, and J.W.

Cohen, “Racial and Ethnic Differences in Access to and Use of Health Care Services, to ,” Medical Care Research and Rev Supp. 1 (  The authors find that disparities increased between andparticularly for Hispanic Americans. Results also show that approximately one half to three quarters of the disparities observed in would remain even if racial and ethnic disparities in income and health insurance coverage were eliminated.Race & Racism in Medicine.

The Challenge. Inthe Institute of Medicine published the book "Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care."It highlights the finding that people of color receive lower quality care and have worse health outcomes than white people even when controlling for socioeconomic differences, health access and the like.