Cooperative Study of Sickle Cell Disease: Demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of patients and families with sickle cell disease.


Socioeconomic data on 3538 black patients enrolled in the Cooperative Study of Sickle Cell Disease (CSSCD) from 1979 to 1981 are summarized and compared with the U.S. black population (USBP) where appropriate. The following contrasts between the patients and families with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) and the USBP were found: family structure differed, with… (More)


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