Socioeconomic status and dissatisfaction with health care among chronically ill African Americans.

@article{Becker2003SocioeconomicSA,
  title={Socioeconomic status and dissatisfaction with health care among chronically ill African Americans.},
  author={Gay Becker and Edwina M Newsom},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2003},
  volume={93 5},
  pages={742-8}
}
Addressing differences in social class is critical to an examination of racial disparities in health care. Low socioeconomic status is an important determinant of access to health care. Results from a qualitative, in-depth interview study of 60 African Americans who had one or more chronic illnesses found that low-income respondents expressed much greater dissatisfaction with health care than did middle-income respondents. Low socioeconomic status has potentially deadly consequences for several… CONTINUE READING

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