Christopher J King

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More research is needed to identify factors that explain why minority cancer survivors ages 18 to 64 are more likely to delay or forgo care when compared with whites. Data were merged from the 2000-2011 National Health Interview Survey to identify 12 125 adult survivors who delayed medical care. The Fairlie decomposition technique was applied to explore(More)
BACKGROUND Traditionally, economic recessions have resulted in decreased utilization of preventive health services. PURPOSE To explore racial and ethnic differences in breast and cervical cancer screening rates before and during the Great Recession. METHODS The Medical Expenditure Panel was the source for identifying 10,894 women, ages 50-74 for breast(More)
The ongoing existence of institutionalized racism and discriminatory practices in various systems (education, criminal justice, housing, employment) serve as root causes of poor health in Blacks Lives. Furthermore, these unjust social structures and their complex interplay result in inefficient utilization of health services and reactive or futile(More)
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