Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 16, issue 4A, P91-117 2005 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2005.0121 View full text
Julia B. Anderson

Abstract: The contexts of people's lives can perpetuate racial and ethnic health disparities. In this work, community members from four racial/ethnic groups (Hispanic, Native American, African American, Asian) engaged in an investigative process to analyze their own life conditions, and to explore dimensions of their health behaviors and lifestyles when managing diabetes and/or hypertension. Principal conclusions of the researchers: (1) Respondents were knowledgeable about their health conditions, but had no knowledge o…

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