Race

Disparities in service utilization and expenditures for individuals with developmental disabilities

Charlene Harrington, Ph.D., Taewoon Kang, Ph.D. Department of Social and Behavioral Science, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA Disability and Health Journal, October 2008 Volume 1, Issue 4, Pages 184–195 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2008.05.004 Abstract Background The factors that affect access to services for individuals with developmental disabilities (DD) have not received much attention. Methods This study examined […]

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Association between parental nativity and autism spectrum disorder among US-born non-Hispanic white and Hispanic children, 2007 National Survey of Children’s Health

Laura A. Schieve, Ph.D., Sheree L. Boulet, Dr.P.H., Stephen J. Blumberg, Ph.D., Michael D. Kogan, Ph.D., Marshalyn Yeargin-Allsopp, M.D., Coleen A. Boyle, Ph.D., Susanna N. Visser, M.S., Catherine Rice, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal Volume 5, Issue 1, Pages 18–25, January 2012 Published Online: November 04, 2011 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2011.09.001   Abstract Background Limited studies suggest the […]

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A comparison of Autism Spectrum Disorder DSM-IV criteria and associated features among African American and white children in Philadelphia County

Neelam Kharod Sell, M.D., Ellen Giarelli, Ed.D., R.N., C.R.N.P., Nathan Blum, M.D., Alexandra L. Hanlon, Ph.D., Susan E. Levy, M.D. Disability and Health Journal Volume 5, Issue 1, Pages 9–17, January 2012 Published Online: October 31, 2011 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2011.08.002   Abstract Background Racial differences are documented in the timing and type of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) […]

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Progressive and accelerated disability onset by race/ethnicity and education among late midlife and older adults

Latham K.  University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1248, USA. kelatham@umich.edu.  J Aging Health. 2012 Dec;24(8):1320-45. doi: 10.1177/0898264312459345. Epub 2012 Sep 14. OBJECTIVE: This study explores the pace of severe disability onset with an emphasis on the role of race/ethnicity and education. More specifically, this research examines whether race/ethnicity and educational attainment are independent predictors […]

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Race/ethnic and nativity disparities in later life physical performance: the role of health and socioeconomic status over the life course

Haas SA, Krueger PM, Rohlfsen L.  Center for Population Dynamics, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-3701, USA. steven.haas@asu.edu.  J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2012 Mar;67(2):238-48. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbr155. Epub 2012 Mar 5. OBJECTIVES: We examine race/ethnic and nativity differences in objective measures of physical performance (i.e., peak expiratory flow, grip strength, and gait speed) […]

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Theory-guided selection of discrimination measures for racial/ ethnic health disparities research among older adults

Thrasher AD, Clay OJ, Ford CL, Stewart AL.  University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, NC 27599-7440, USA. angela.thrasher@unc.edu.  J Aging Health. 2012 Sep;24(6):1018-43. doi: 10.1177/0898264312440322. Epub 2012 Mar 26. OBJECTIVE: Discrimination may contribute to health disparities among older adults. Existing measures of perceived discrimination have provided important insights but may have […]

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Racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare use, delayed care, and management of diabetes mellitus in older adults in California

Kim G, Ford KL, Chiriboga DA, Sorkin DH.  Center for Mental Health and Aging, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487, USA. Giyeon.Kim@ua.edu.  J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012 Dec;60(12):2319-25. doi: 10.1111/jgs.12003. Epub 2012 Nov 29. This study examined racial and ethnic differences in healthcare use, delayed care, and management of care of older adults with a […]

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Racial/Ethnic disparities in mortality risk among US veterans with traumatic brain injury.

Egede LE, Dismuke C, Echols C. Am J Public Health. 2012 May;102 Suppl 2:S266-71. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2011.300176. Epub 2011 Nov 28. SOURCE:   Center for Disease Prevention and Health Interventions for Diverse Populations, Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, SC, USA. egedel@musc.edu OBJECTIVES:  We examined the association of race/ethnicity with mortality risk in a national […]

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Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) U.S. Finding Solutions to Health Disparities

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Racial and ethnic approaches to community health: reducing health disparities by addressing social determinants of health.

Poor people and people of color are more likely to live shorter and sicker lives and are less likely to survive a host of chronic illnesses. Policies and organizational practices that improve the environments in which people live, work, learn, and play can reduce these disparities. Using the World Health Organization’s “Call to Action” principles […]

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