Mortality Trends and Disparities Among Racial/Ethnic and Sex Subgroups in New York City, 1990 to 2000

  title={Mortality Trends and Disparities Among Racial/Ethnic and Sex Subgroups in New York City, 1990 to 2000},
  author={K. Freeman and J. Zonszein and N. Islam and A. Blank and A. Strelnick},
  journal={Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health},
  pages={546 - 554}
  • K. Freeman, J. Zonszein, +2 authors A. Strelnick
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health
  • New York City census data for 1990 and 2000 for all-cause and disease-specific mortality adjusted by age were examined by race/ethnicity. Primary cause of death was coded as HIV/AIDS, cardiovascular disease, coronary heart disease, acute myocardial infarction, stroke, diabetes, or cancer. For White, Black, Hispanic and Asian groups, relative mortality ratios (RMR) were derived for 2000 relative to 1990. Ratios of RMR’s for minority groups were derived relative to Whites. From 1990 to 2000, HIV… CONTINUE READING
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