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Black-White Inequalities in Mortality and Life Expectancy, 1933–1999: Implications for Healthy People 2010
Objectives. Optimistic predictions for the Healthy People 2010 goals of eliminating racial/ethnic disparities in health have been made based on absolute improvements in life expectancy and mortality.Expand
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Cigarette smoking and risk of Hodgkin's disease: a population-based case-control study.
Previous reports offer limited support for an association between cigarette smoking and Hodgkin's disease. The authors investigated dose-response effects for smoking in relation to the risk ofExpand
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Occupational risk factors for selected cancers among African American and White men in the United States.
OBJECTIVES This study examined occupational risks for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease, and soft-tissue sarcoma among African American and White men. METHODS Race-specific multivariateExpand
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Allergies and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma by subtype.
To investigate the relation between allergy and risk for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL), data were analyzed from the Selected Cancers Study. Cases (n = 952) were men ages 32-60 years diagnosed with NHLExpand
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Black-White mortality from HIV in the United States before and after introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy in 1996.
OBJECTIVES We sought to describe Black-White differences in HIV disease mortality before and after the introduction of highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART). METHODS Black-White mortalityExpand
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Wine drinking and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma among men in the United States: a population-based case-control study.
The relation between wine consumption and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) was investigated using data from the Selected Cancers Study. Cases (n = 960) were men aged 32-60 years diagnosed with NHL fromExpand
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Driver and passenger seatbelt use among U.S. high school students.
BACKGROUND In 2005, 40% of motor-vehicle occupant deaths in the group aged 16-19 years involved passengers. Although seatbelts can reduce crash mortality by 50% or more, little is known about theExpand
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On willingness to be a bone marrow donor.
The authors studied factors that may influence the willingness of apheresis donors to consider bone marrow donation to an unrelated recipient. Donors were sent questionnaires describing bone marrowExpand
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The Fatality Analysis Reporting System as a tool for investigating racial and ethnic determinants of motor vehicle crash fatalities.
The Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) is a Department of Transportation database in the public domain that contains detailed information about fatalities resulting from motor vehicle crashesExpand
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Seat belt law enforcement and racial disparities in seat belt use.
BACKGROUND Numerous reports have documented a lower prevalence of seat belt use among blacks in the United States, compared with whites. Limited data suggest that black-white disparities in statesExpand
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