The Resource Health disparities in the United States : social class, race, ethnicity, and health, Donald A. Barr

Health disparities in the United States : social class, race, ethnicity, and health, Donald A. Barr

Label
Health disparities in the United States : social class, race, ethnicity, and health
Title
Health disparities in the United States
Title remainder
social class, race, ethnicity, and health
Statement of responsibility
Donald A. Barr
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barr, Donald A
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA418.3.U6
LC item number
B37 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Health services accessibility
  • Social medicine
  • Minorities
  • Equality
  • Health
  • Medical economics
  • Health Services Accessibility
  • Ethnic Groups
  • Prejudice
  • Socioeconomic Factors
Label
Health disparities in the United States : social class, race, ethnicity, and health, Donald A. Barr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [273]-289) and index
Contents
Introduction to the social roots of health disparities -- What is "health"? how should we define it? how should we measure it? -- The relationship between socioeconomic status and health, or, "they call it 'poor health' for a reason" -- Understanding how low social status leads to poor health -- Race, ethnicity, and health -- Race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and health: which is more important in affecting health status? -- All things being equal, does race/ethnicity affect how physicians treat patients? -- Why does race/ethnicity affect the way physicians treat patients? -- When, if ever, is it appropriate to use a patient's race/ethnicity to guide medical decisions? -- What should we do to reduce health disparities?
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 295 p.
Isbn
9780801888212
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
20070420 08
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)175055146
  • (OCoLC)175055146
Label
Health disparities in the United States : social class, race, ethnicity, and health, Donald A. Barr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [273]-289) and index
Contents
Introduction to the social roots of health disparities -- What is "health"? how should we define it? how should we measure it? -- The relationship between socioeconomic status and health, or, "they call it 'poor health' for a reason" -- Understanding how low social status leads to poor health -- Race, ethnicity, and health -- Race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and health: which is more important in affecting health status? -- All things being equal, does race/ethnicity affect how physicians treat patients? -- Why does race/ethnicity affect the way physicians treat patients? -- When, if ever, is it appropriate to use a patient's race/ethnicity to guide medical decisions? -- What should we do to reduce health disparities?
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 295 p.
Isbn
9780801888212
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
20070420 08
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)175055146
  • (OCoLC)175055146

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