Structural racism and health inequities in the USA: evidence and interventions

@article{Bailey2017StructuralRA,
  title={Structural racism and health inequities in the USA: evidence and interventions},
  author={Z. Bailey and N. Krieger and Madina Ag{\'e}nor and Jasmine Graves and M. Bassett},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2017},
  volume={389},
  pages={1453-1463}
}
  • Z. Bailey, N. Krieger, +2 authors M. Bassett
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • Despite growing interest in understanding how social factors drive poor health outcomes, many academics, policy makers, scientists, elected officials, journalists, and others responsible for defining and responding to the public discourse remain reluctant to identify racism as a root cause of racial health inequities. In this conceptual report, the third in a Series on equity and equality in health in the USA, we use a contemporary and historical perspective to discuss research and… CONTINUE READING
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