Racial and ethnic disparities in self-assessed health status: evidence from the National Survey of Families and Households.

@article{Ren1996RacialAE,
  title={Racial and ethnic disparities in self-assessed health status: evidence from the National Survey of Families and Households.},
  author={Xinhua S. Ren and Benjamin C. Amick},
  journal={Ethnicity & health},
  year={1996},
  volume={1 3},
  pages={293-303}
}
We examined racial and ethnic disparities in global health assessment and functional limitations of daily activities among whites, blacks and Hispanics, and within the Hispanic origin among Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, Cubans, and 'Others'. Logistic regression were employed to estimate the log odds of reporting 'poor health' and 'having functional limitations' among 12,814 respondents from the 1987-1988 National Survey of Families and Households. Compared with whites, blacks had an increased risk… CONTINUE READING

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