Racial discrimination and breast cancer incidence in US Black women: the Black Women's Health Study.

@article{Taylor2007RacialDA,
  title={Racial discrimination and breast cancer incidence in US Black women: the Black Women's Health Study.},
  author={Teletia R. Taylor and Carla Williams and Kepher H. Makambi and Charles P. Mouton and Jules P Harrell and Yvette C. Cozier and J R Palmer and Lynn Rosenberg and Lucile L Adams-Campbell},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={166 1},
  pages={46-54}
}
Perceived discrimination may contribute to somatic disease. The association between perceived discrimination and breast cancer incidence was assessed in the Black Women's Health Study. In 1997, participants completed questions on perceived discrimination in two domains: "everyday" discrimination (e.g., being treated as dishonest) and major experiences of unfair treatment due to race (job, housing, and police). Cox proportional hazards models were used to estimate incidence rate ratios… CONTINUE READING
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