Ecological Barriers and Social Forces in Childhood Asthma Management: Examining Routines of African American Families Living in the Inner City

@article{YinusaNyahkoon2010EcologicalBA,
  title={Ecological Barriers and Social Forces in Childhood Asthma Management: Examining Routines of African American Families Living in the Inner City},
  author={Leanne S Yinusa-Nyahkoon and E. Cohn and D. Cort{\'e}s and B. Bokhour},
  journal={Journal of Asthma},
  year={2010},
  volume={47},
  pages={701 - 710}
}
  • Leanne S Yinusa-Nyahkoon, E. Cohn, +1 author B. Bokhour
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Asthma
  • Objective. Asthma affects African American children at unprecedented rates. Researchers have examined the context in which African American families live and experience illness, and suggest that ecological barriers contribute to poor health. In this paper, the authors examine the social forces underlying these ecological barriers and what African American parents living in the inner city do to manage their children's asthma amidst these challenges. Methods. African American parents of children… CONTINUE READING
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