Browsing by Subject "Health disparities"
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Biopsychosocial-Spiritual Factors Impacting African American Patients' Cardiac Rehabilitation Referral and Participation (East Carolina University, 2015)African Americans carry a heavier burden of cardiovascular risk factors and have higher rates of death from coronary heart disease than any other racial/ethnic group in the United States, yet they are also less likely to ...
(East Carolina University, 2012)According to national statistics, African American men have a 60% higher incidence rate, are diagnosed at later stages, and have twice the mortality rate of Caucasian men. The prostate cancer disparity is especially salient ...
(2012-03-29)RCAW Scholar-Teacher Award
Pain coping skills training for African Americans with osteoarthritis (STAART): study protocol of a randomized controlled trial (2016-08-23)Background: African Americans bear a disproportionate burden of osteoarthritis (OA), with higher prevalence rates, more severe pain, and more functional limitations. One key barrier to addressing these disparities has been ...