Exploring differences in self-rated health among Blacks, Whites, Mexicans, and Puerto Ricans.

@article{Benjamins2012ExploringDI,
  title={Exploring differences in self-rated health among Blacks, Whites, Mexicans, and Puerto Ricans.},
  author={Maureen Reindl Benjamins and Jocelyn Hirschman and Jana L Hirschtick and Steven Whitman},
  journal={Ethnicity & health},
  year={2012},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={463-76}
}
OBJECTIVES Self-rated health (SRH) is a robust predictor of subsequent health and mortality. Although age, gender, and race differences in SRH have been explored, less work has examined ethnic differences, particularly in the US. DESIGN The current study uses representative data from six Chicago communities to compare levels and determinants of fair-poor health for Blacks, Whites, Mexicans, and Puerto Ricans (n=1311). RESULTS Mexicans and Puerto Ricans were at least three times more likely… CONTINUE READING
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