Introduction
Barriers to Health Care
Health Disparities
Breaking Barriers
Electronic Library
Acknowledgments
   
HEALTH DISPARITIES (6 OF 8)

4. African Americans as a whole receive fewer cardiovascular procedures, organ transplants, orthopedic surgeries, C-sections, and lung operations for cancer.

Fiscella K, Franks P, Gold MR, Clancy CM. Inequality in Quality: Addressing Soicoeconomic, Racial, and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care. JAMA. 2000;283:2579-2584.
 

G. Caleb Alexander, Ashwini R. Sehgal. Barriers to Cadaveric Renal Transplantation Among Blacks, Women, and the Poor JAMA. 1998;280:1148-1152.

 
     

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