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Disparities in the diagnosis and pharmacologic treatment of high serum cholesterol by race and ethnicity: data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

Nelson, Karin and Norris, Keith and Mangione, Carol M (2002) Disparities in the diagnosis and pharmacologic treatment of high serum cholesterol by race and ethnicity: data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Archives of internal medicine, 162 (8). pp. 929-935. ISSN 0003-9926

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Abstract

African Americans and Mexican Americans were less likely to report serum cholesterol screening than whites. Even when identified as having high cholesterol that required medication, African Americans and Mexican Americans were less likely than whites to be taking cholesterol-lowering agents.


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Subjects: Health > Disparities
Health > Pharmacotherapy
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Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2012 12:09
Last Modified: 10 Jan 2012 12:09
Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.lib.umd.edu/id/eprint/3698

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