Separate and unequal: Structural racism and infant mortality in the US.

Abstract

We examined associations between state-level measures of structural racism and infant mortality among black and white populations across the US. Overall and race-specific infant mortality rates in each state were calculated from national linked birth and infant death records from 2010 to 2013. Structural racism in each state was characterized by racial… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2017.03.012

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