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Health Disparities and the US Health Care System

Greenspan, Benn (2001) Health Disparities and the US Health Care System. Public Health Reports, 116 (5). pp. 417-418.

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Abstract

That there are variations in the health status of different groups of Americans can come as no surprise to any health professional. Studies dating back many years have repeatedly pointed to disparities in health status across different regional populations, economic cohorts, and racial/ethnic groups as well as between men and women. Health disparities are not attributable to any one factor or challenge facing any particular group.


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Uncontrolled Keywords: Health disparities; genetic predisposition; preventive health care services; health care delivery system
Subjects: Health > Disparities
Health > Public Health
Practice
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Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2008
Last Modified: 09 Jul 2011 15:43
Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.lib.umd.edu/id/eprint/859

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