Racial Disparities in Access to Care for Men in a Public Assistance Program for Prostate Cancer

@article{Miller2008RacialDI,
  title={Racial Disparities in Access to Care for Men in a Public Assistance Program for Prostate Cancer},
  author={David C Miller and Lillian Gelberg and Lorna Kwan and Sevan Stepanian and Arlene Fink and Ronald Max Andersen and Mark S. Litwin},
  journal={Journal of Community Health},
  year={2008},
  volume={33},
  pages={318-335}
}
California’s IMPACT program provides all its enrollees with health insurance and social service resources. We hypothesized that racial/ethnic disparities in access to care might be attenuated among men served by this program. Our objective was to evaluate racial/ethnic differences in health services utilization and patient-reported health care outcomes among disadvantaged men in a prostate cancer public-assistance program, and to identify modifiable factors that might explain persistent… CONTINUE READING