Race and perceived racism, education, and hypertension among Brazilian civil servants: the Pró-Saúde Study.

@article{Faerstein2014RaceAP,
  title={Race and perceived racism, education, and hypertension among Brazilian civil servants: the Pr{\'o}-Sa{\'u}de Study.},
  author={Eduardo Faerstein and D{\'o}ra Chor and Guilherme Loureiro Werneck and Cl{\'a}udia de Souza Lopes and George A. Kaplan},
  journal={Revista brasileira de epidemiologia = Brazilian journal of epidemiology},
  year={2014},
  volume={17 Suppl 2},
  pages={81-7}
}
INTRODUCTION Brazil has the largest population of African descendants outside Africa. OBJECTIVE Mindful of the imprint of slavery on their contemporary social position, we investigated the relationship of perceived racism to hypertension. METHODS We analyzed data (1999 - 2001) from 3,056 civil servants (mean age 42 years; 56% females) at university… CONTINUE READING