Black–White Blood Pressure Disparities: Depressive Symptoms and Differential Vulnerability to Blood Lead

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BACKGROUND Blacks have higher hypertension rates than whites, but the reasons for these disparities are unknown. Differential vulnerability, through which stress alters vulnerability to the effects of environmental hazards, is an emergent notion in environmental health that may contribute to these disparities. OBJECTIVES We examined whether blacks and… (More)
DOI: 10.1289/ehp.1104517

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