A Synthesis of the Literature: Racial & Ethnic Differences in Access to Medical Care
This document summarizes a literature review on the subject from 1985-1999. Research topics addressed in the report include racial disparities in heart disease and stroke, cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS, mental health, and maternal and child health. Sentinel articles are identified and tabled in an appendix.
also of interest
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- The Role of Medicare and the Indian Health Service for American Indians and Alaska Natives: Health, Access and Coverage
- Health and Access to Care and Coverage for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Individuals in the U.S.
- Advancing Opportunities, Assessing Challenges: Key Themes from a Roundtable Discussion of Health Care and Health Equity in the South