Race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status: measurement and methodological issues.

  title={Race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status: measurement and methodological issues.},
  author={David R. Williams},
  journal={International journal of health services : planning, administration, evaluation},
  volume={26 3},
This article considers the ways in which race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status (SES) relate to each other and combine to affect racial variations in health status. The author reviews a number of methodological issues concerning the assessment of race in the United States that importantly affect the quality of the available data on racial differences in health. These issues include the discrepancy between self-identification and observer-reported race, changing racial classification categories… CONTINUE READING

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