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Title Understanding racial and ethnic differences in health in late life : a research agenda / Panel on Race, Ethnicity, and Health in Later Life, Committee on Population, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education ; Rodolfo A. Bulatao and Norman B. Anderson, editors.
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, c2004.
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 Floor3  RA448.4 .U52 2004    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xiii, 169 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Note "This volume is the Panel's final report. The workshop papers are available in a companion volume, Critical perspectives on racial and ethnic differences in health in late life"--Pref.
Updates work from: Racial and ethnic differences in the health of older Americans. 1997.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 122-152) and index.
Contents The nature of racial and ethnic differences -- Perspectives on racial and ethnic differences -- Genetic influences -- Socioeconomic factors -- Behavior risk factors -- Social and personal resources -- Prejudice and discrimination -- Stress -- Biopsychosocial interactions -- Health care -- The life course -- Interventions.
Subject Minorities -- Health and hygiene -- United States.
Ethnic groups -- Health and hygiene -- United States.
Older people -- Health and hygiene -- United States.
Health services accessibility -- United States.
Discrimination in medical care -- United States.
Health status indicators -- United States.
Health and race -- United States.
Social medicine -- United States.
Added Author Bulatao, Rodolfo A., 1944-
Anderson, Norman B.
National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on Race, Ethnicity, and Health in Later Life.
Assembly of Behavioral and Social Sciences (U.S.). Committee on Population and Demography.
Added Title Racial and ethnic differences in the health of older Americans.
ISBN 0309092477 (pbk.)
OCLC number 56012273