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Title Minority populations and health : an introduction to health disparities in the United States / Thomas A. LaVeist.
Author LaVeist, Thomas Alexis.
Publication San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, [2005]
Copyright date ©2005
Edition First edition.
Description xvii, 348 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Call # 362.1089 L
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 308-332) and indexes.
Contents Historical aspects of race/ethnicity and health -- Conceptual issues in race/ethnicity and health -- The demography of American racial/ethnic minorities -- The epidemiological profile of racial/ethnic minorities -- Mental health -- Health care services among racial/ethnic groups -- Theories of racial/ethnic differences in health -- Socioeconomic status and racial/ethnic differences in health -- Behavior and health -- African American health issues -- American Indian and Alaska Native health issues -- Asian and Pacific Islander health issues -- Hispanic/Latino health issues -- Addressing disparities in health and health care.
Subject Minorities -- Health and hygiene -- United States.
Minorities -- Medical care -- United States.
Ethnic groups -- Health and hygiene -- United States.
Ethnic groups -- Medical care -- United States.
Health services accessibility -- United States.
Discrimination in medical care -- United States.
Equality -- Health aspects -- United States.
Health status indicators -- United States.
Health and race -- United States.
Health behavior -- United States.
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