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Main Title Critical perspectives on racial and ethnic differences in health in late life /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Anderson, Norman B.
Bulatao, Rodolfo A.
Cohen, Barney
Publisher National Academies Press,
Year Published 2004
OCLC Number 56104589
ISBN 0309092116; 9780309092111
Subjects Minority older people--Health and hygiene--United States ; Older people--Health and hygiene--United States--Cross-cultural studies ; Discrimination in medical care--United States ; Health status indicators ; Ethnic Groups ; Aged ; Health Behavior--ethnology ; Socioeconomic Factors ; Minderheit ; Alter ; Krankheit ; Medizinische Versorgung ; Unterprivilegierung ; USA ; HEALTH & FITNESS--Health Care Issues ; MEDICAL--Public Health ; MEDICAL--Health Policy ; HEALTH & FITNESS--Diseases--General ; MEDICAL--Diseases ; MEDICAL--Health Care Delivery ; Ethnic Groups--Statistics ; Health Status--Aged--Statistics ; Health Behavior--ethnology--Aged--Statistics ; Socioeconomic Factors--Statistics
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National Academies Press
National Academies Press
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJEM  RA564.8.C75 2004 OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 01/14/2005
Collation xv, 735 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
Racial and ethnic identification, official classifications, and health disparities / Gary D. Sandefur, Mary E. Campbell, and Jennifer Eggerling-Boeck -- Racial and ethnic disparities in health and mortality among the U.S. elderly population / Robert A. Hummer, Maureen R. Benjamins, and Richard G. Rogers -- Ethnic differences in dementia and Alzheimer's disease / Jennifer J. Manly and Richard Mayeux -- The life-course contribution to ethnic disparities in health / Clyde Hertzman -- Selection processes in the study of racial and ethnic differentials in adult health and mortality / Alberto Palloni and Douglas C. Ewbank -- Immigrant health: selectivity and acculturation / Guillermina Jasso [and others]. Genetic factors in ethnic disparities in health / Richard S. Cooper -- Race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and health / Eileen M. Crimmins, Mark D. Hayward and Teresa E. Seeman -- The role of social and personal resources in ethnic disparities in late-life health / Carlos F. Mendes de Leon and Thomas A. Glass -- What makes a place healthy? neighborhood influences on racial and ethnic disparities in health over the life course / Jeffrey D. Morenoff and John W. Lynch. Racial and ethnic disparities in health behaviors: a challenge to current assumptions / Marilyn A. Winkleby and Catherine Cubbin -- Cumulative psychosocial risks and resilience: a conceptual perspective on ethnic health disparities in late life / Hector F. Myers and Wei-Chin Hwang -- Significance of perceived racism: toward understanding ethnic group disparities in health, the later years / Rodney Clark -- A neurovisceral integration model of health disparities in aging / Julian F. Thayer and Bruce H. Friedman -- Geography and racial health disparities / Amitabh Chandra and Jonathan S. Skinner -- Behavioral health interventions: what works and why? / David M. Cutler -- Ethnic disparities in aging health: what can we learn from the United Kingdom? / James Y. Nazroo -- An exploratory investigation into racial disparities in the health of older South Africans / Debbie Bradshaw [and others].