Separate and unequal: residential segregation and black health disparities.

@article{Landrine2009SeparateAU,
  title={Separate and unequal: residential segregation and black health disparities.},
  author={Hope Landrine and Irma Corral},
  journal={Ethnicity & disease},
  year={2009},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={179-84}
}
There are well-known Black-White disparities in adverse birth outcomes, health behaviors, and chronic diseases such as asthma, diabetes, and hypertension. These disparities hold across socioeconomic status and have remained stable for the past 50 years despite efforts to reduce them. This theoretical review argues that such disparities may be largely a function of residential segregation, ie, the separate and unequal neighborhoods in which most Blacks and Whites reside irrespective of their… CONTINUE READING