A multi-factorial model for examining racial and ethnic disparities in acute asthma visits by children.

@article{SidoraArcoleo2012AMM,
  title={A multi-factorial model for examining racial and ethnic disparities in acute asthma visits by children.},
  author={Kimberly Joan Sidora-Arcoleo and Jonathan M. Feldman and D. Serebrisky and Amanda Spray},
  journal={Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={43 1},
  pages={15-28}
}
BACKGROUND Causes of children's asthma health disparities are complex. Parents' asthma illness representations may play a role. PURPOSE The study aims to test a theoretically based, multi-factorial model for ethnic disparities in children's acute asthma visits through parental illness representations. METHODS Structural equation modeling investigated the association of parental asthma illness representations, sociodemographic characteristics, health care provider factors, and social… CONTINUE READING

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