An Analysis of Race-related Attitudes and Beliefs in Black Cancer Patients: Implications for Health Care Disparities.

@article{Penner2016AnAO,
  title={An Analysis of Race-related Attitudes and Beliefs in Black Cancer Patients: Implications for Health Care Disparities.},
  author={Louis A. Penner and John F. Dovidio and Nao Hagiwara and Tanina Suzanne Foster and Terrance L Albrecht and Robert A. Chapman and Susan Schottenfels Eggly},
  journal={Journal of health care for the poor and underserved},
  year={2016},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={
          1503-20
        }
}
This research concerned relationships among Black cancer patients' health care attitudes and behaviors (e.g., adherence, decisional control preferences,) and their race-related attitudes and beliefs shaped by (a) general life experiences (i.e., perceived discrimination, racial identity) and (b) experiences interacting with health care systems (i.e., physician mistrust, suspicion about medical care). Perceived discrimination, racial identity, and medical suspicion correlated weakly with one… CONTINUE READING
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