Inequalities in use of specialty mental health services among Latinos, African Americans, and non-Latino whites.

@article{Alegra2002InequalitiesIU,
  title={Inequalities in use of specialty mental health services among Latinos, African Americans, and non-Latino whites.},
  author={Margarita Alegr{\'i}a and Glorisa J. Canino and Ruth E R{\'i}os and Mildred Vera and Jos{\'e} Calder{\'o}n and Dana Rusch and Alexander N. Ortega},
  journal={Psychiatric services},
  year={2002},
  volume={53 12},
  pages={1547-55}
}
OBJECTIVE The authors investigated whether there are disparities in the rates of specialty mental health care for Latinos and African Americans compared with non-Latino whites in the United States. METHODS Data were analyzed from the 1990-1992 National Comorbidity Survey, which surveyed a probability sample of 8,098 English-speaking respondents aged 15 to 54 years. Respondents self-identified their race or ethnicity, yielding a sample of 695 Latinos, 987 African Americans, and 6,026 non… CONTINUE READING
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