Race: predictor versus proxy variable? Outcomes after spinal cord injury.

@article{Putzke2002RacePV,
  title={Race: predictor versus proxy variable? Outcomes after spinal cord injury.},
  author={John David Putzke and Bret L. Hicken and John Scott Richards},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={2002},
  volume={83 11},
  pages={1603-11}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the impact of race on acute, rehabilitation, and long-term outcomes after spinal cord injury (SCI). DESIGN Two case control studies (study 1: acute and rehabilitation outcomes, study 2: long-term outcomes) in which white and nonwhite individuals were matched case for case on multiple demographic, medical, and geographic characteristics with the rationale being that a case-control methodology would increase the internal validity of the design, thereby increasing confidence… CONTINUE READING