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Skin color and the perception of attractiveness among African Americans: Does gender make a difference?
Using data from the National Survey of Black Americans (NSBA), this study develops and tests a theory of gendered colorism among African Americans. The NSBA was collected by black interviewers andExpand
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Color Differences in the Socioeconomic Status of African American Men: Results of a Longitudinal Study
Using a longitudinal design that links a sample of southern-reared African American men to their childhood census records (collected in 1920), this study attempts to replicate recent findingsExpand
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The Role of the Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor in Breast Cancer
Recent trials of drug therapy targeting the erbB receptor HER2 have met with success in breast cancer. The epidermal growth factor receptor or EGFR is a closely related receptor from this same familyExpand
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Race of the interviewer and perception of skin color: Evidence from the multi-city study of urban inequality
The influence of interviewers' race on skin color classification for white and African American survey respondents is explored using data from the Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality (conducted 1992Expand
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Epirubicin, cisplatin, and protracted venous infusion of 5‐fluorouracil for esophagogastric adenocarcinoma: Response, toxicity, quality of life, and survival
The results of chemotherapy for patients with esophagogastric carcinoma have generally been modest but regimens developed more recently have produced higher response rates, and rekindled interest inExpand
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Spinal cord compression in breast cancer: a review of 70 cases.
Spinal cord compression (SCC) is a relatively uncommon but frequently disabling complication of metastatic breast cancer. We have conducted this retrospective study of 70 patients with SCC secondaryExpand
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Phase III study of 5FU, etoposide and leucovorin (FELV) compared to epirubicin, cisplatin and 5FU (ECF) in previously untreated patients with advanced biliary cancer
The purpose of this study was to determine whether epirubicin, cisplatin and infused 5FU (ECF) improves overall survival (OS) compared to 5FU, etoposide and leucovorin (FELV) in patients withExpand
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Linking Death Certificates to Early Census Records: The African American Matched Records Sample
In this article we report record-linkage methods used to construct the African American Matched Records Sample (AAMRS).... We also identify those characteristics that contributed to successfulExpand
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Consumer privacy and the Internet in Europe: a view from Germany
Despite the widely varying estimates about the strength of the global Internet economy, there is general agreement among experts about the dramatic influence of this medium on consumers as wellExpand
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Skin Color and Intelligence in African Americans: A Reanalysis of Lynn's Data
Finding a modest yet statistically significant correlation between skin tone and vocabulary test scores among African Americans, Lynn (2002) concludes that “intelligence in African Americans isExpand
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