Black-White health disparities in the United States and Chicago: a 15-year progress analysis.

  title={Black-White health disparities in the United States and Chicago: a 15-year progress analysis.},
  author={Jennifer M Orsi and Helen Margellos-Anast and Steven Whitman},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={100 2},
OBJECTIVES In an effort to examine national and Chicago, Illinois, progress in meeting the Healthy People 2010 goal of eliminating health disparities, we examined whether disparities between non-Hispanic Black and non-Hispanic White persons widened, narrowed, or stayed the same between 1990 and 2005. METHODS We examined 15 health status indicators. We determined whether a disparity widened, narrowed, or remained unchanged between 1990 and 2005 by examining the percentage difference in rates… CONTINUE READING

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