Study protocol for Women of Color and Asthma Control: A randomized controlled trial of an asthma-management intervention for African American women

@inproceedings{Janevic2012StudyPF,
  title={Study protocol for Women of Color and Asthma Control: A randomized controlled trial of an asthma-management intervention for African American women},
  author={Mary R Janevic and Georgiana M. Sanders and Lara J. Thomas and David M. Williams and Belinda W. Nelson and Emma C Gilchrist and Timothy R. B. Johnson and Noreen M. Clark},
  booktitle={BMC Public Health},
  year={2012}
}
BackgroundAmong adults in the United States, asthma prevalence is disproportionately high among African American women; this group also experiences the highest levels of asthma-linked mortality and asthma-related health care utilization. Factors linked to biological sex (e.g., hormonal fluctuations), gender roles (e.g., exposure to certain triggers) and race (e.g., inadequate access to care) all contribute to the excess asthma burden in this group, and also shape the context within which… CONTINUE READING
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