Racism and hypertension: a review of the empirical evidence and implications for clinical practice.

@article{Brondolo2011RacismAH,
  title={Racism and hypertension: a review of the empirical evidence and implications for clinical practice.},
  author={Elizabeth N Brondolo and Erica E Love and Melissa Pencille and Antoinette M Schoenthaler and Gbenga Ogedegbe},
  journal={American journal of hypertension},
  year={2011},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={518-29}
}
BACKGROUND Despite improved hypertension (HTN) awareness and treatment, racial disparities in HTN prevalence persist. An understanding of the biopsychosocial determinants of HTN is necessary to address racial disparities in the prevalence of HTN. This review examines the evidence directly and indirectly linking multiple levels of racism to HTN. METHODS Published empirical research in EBSCO databases investigating the relationships of three levels of racism (individual/interpersonal… CONTINUE READING
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