Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 17, issue 1, P25-36 2006 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2006.0017 View full text
Carlotta M. Arthur, Edward S. Katkin

Abstract: Important differences between Blacks of different ethnicities in the U.S. in chronic disease morbidity and mortality have been reported. Blacks in the U.S. constitute a heterogeneous group, including immigrants from Africa, Caribbean nations, Central and South America, as well as people now known as African Americans. Ethnicity among Blacks is seldom examined in health research, although in-depth examination of the ethnicity and culture-related pathways through which psychosocial factors may act to influence h…

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