Does racial concordance between HIV-positive patients and their physicians affect the time to receipt of protease inhibitors?

@article{King2004DoesRC,
  title={Does racial concordance between HIV-positive patients and their physicians affect the time to receipt of protease inhibitors?},
  author={JD William D. King and PhD Dr. Mitchell D. Wong and PhD Martin F. Shapiro and MBA MSc Bruce E. Landon and MPH William E. Cunningham},
  journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={19},
  pages={1146-1153}
}
BACKGROUND: Compared to whites, African Americans have been found to have greater morbidity and mortality from HIV, partly due to their lower use of effective antiretroviral therapy. Why racial disparities in antiretroviral use exist is not completely understood. We examined whether racial concordance (patients and providers having the same race) affects the time of receipt of protease inhibitors. METHODS: We analyzed data from a prospective, cohort study of a national probability sample of 1… CONTINUE READING

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