Tag: "minorities" at medical news
Extended family ties influenced evacuation decisions during Hurricane Katrina
FINDINGS: Previous research has shown that minorities
have particularly cohesive extended family ties. For this study, UCLA researchers interviewed 58 randomly selected evacuees mostly low-income African Americans who relocated from New Orleans to Houston in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. The research...
Older, lower income patients least likely to see a specialist for lupus
...Previous studies have shown that racial and ethnic minorities
and individuals with low socioeconomic status may have poorer outcomes in the long run. Other research has shown that care provided by specialists to patients with rheumatic diseases is associated with improved outcomes yet does not cost more. A new ...
Next generation of Latino drug abuse experts at UH to learn, teach
...buse continues to disproportionately impact ethnic minorities
in the U.S., particularly minority youth," Avelardo Valdez, professor and ODSPR director, said. "Still, the number of researchers studying the problem remains relatively small. We need to prepare the next generation of drug researchers for the conseq...
Environmental inequality study finds no direct links to segregation, income
... coined in 1987, researchers have investigated why minorities
are more likely than whites to reside in areas where there is more pollution, with many arguing that environmental racial inequality is due to racial income inequality or residential segregation. In order to determine whether either of these factors...
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