Addressing asthma health disparities: a multilevel challenge.

  title={Addressing asthma health disparities: a multilevel challenge.},
  author={Glorisa J. Canino and elizabeth L. McQuaid and Cynthia S. Rand},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  volume={123 6},
  pages={1209-17; quiz 1218-9}
Substantial research has documented pervasive disparities in the prevalence, severity, and morbidity of asthma among minority populations compared with non-Latino white subjects. The underlying causes of these disparities are not well understood, and as a result, the leverage points to address them remain unclear. A multilevel framework for integrating research in asthma health disparities is proposed to advance both future research and clinical practice. The components of the proposed model… CONTINUE READING
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