Factors affecting whites' and blacks' attitudes toward race concordance with doctors.

@article{Malat2010FactorsAW,
  title={Factors affecting whites' and blacks' attitudes toward race concordance with doctors.},
  author={Jennifer Malat and David Purcell and Michelle van Ryn},
  journal={Journal of the National Medical Association},
  year={2010},
  volume={102 9},
  pages={787-93}
}
This paper assesses whether 2 dimensions of whites' and blacks' attitudes toward race concordance with doctors are associated with past unfair treatment in health care and general racial attitudes, and whether the association varies by race. Using telephone survey data, we find that among blacks, but not whites, more positive attitudes toward race-concordant doctors are associated with past unfair treatment in health care related to doctor race. In addition, we find that among whites, but not… CONTINUE READING

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