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Critical perspectives on racial and ethnic differences in health in late life / Norman B. Anderson, Randy A. Bulatao, and Barney Cohen, editors ; Panel on Race, Ethnicity, and Health in Later Life, Committee on Population, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education.

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Subject: 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.
Electronic books.
Health & Biological Sciences.
Public Health.
Aged Public Health.
Population Characteristics.
Population Groups.
Delivery of Health Care.
Social Sciences.
Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms.
Age Groups.
Epidemiologic Measurements.
Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena.
Psychiatry and Psychology.
Named Groups.
Public Health.
Environment and Public Health.
Ethnic Groups.
Health Status.
Socioeconomic Factors.
Health Behavior.
Genre: Electronic books.
Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 0309532000
  • ISBN: 9780309532006
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xv, 735 pages) : illustrations, maps
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, ©2004.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: 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 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/ethnic disparities in health over the life course / Jeffrey D. Morenoff and John W. Lynch -- Racial/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].
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Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Note: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Language Note: English.
Action Note: digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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