Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 17, issue 1, P86-100 2006 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2006.0022 View full text
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Angela Fowler-Brown, Evan Ashkin, Giselle Corbie-Smith, Samruddhi Thaker, Donald E. Pathman

Abstract: We assessed how commonly people in the rural South perceive racial barriers to care, the characteristics of the people among whom this perception is most common and whether this perception is associated with satisfaction with and use of health services. We analyzed telephone survey data collected in 2002-3, using weighted statistical techniques and multivariate logistic regression in analyses stratified by race. Fifty-four percent of African Americans and 23% of Whites reported that they perceive racial barrie…

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