THE HEALTH STATUS OF AFRICAN AMERICANS IN ALLEGHENY COUNTY: A BLACK PAPER FOR THE URBAN LEAGUE OF PITTSBURGH (Executive Summary)

@inproceedings{Hunte2002THEHS,
  title={THE HEALTH STATUS OF AFRICAN AMERICANS IN ALLEGHENY COUNTY: A BLACK PAPER FOR THE URBAN LEAGUE OF PITTSBURGH (Executive Summary)},
  author={Haslyn E. R. Hunte and Palph Bangs and Ken Thompson},
  year={2002}
}
National health policy in the past has set different health goals for different racial/ethnic groups. However, with the release of Healthy People 2010 by the US Public Health Service, all races/ethnicities in the nation share the same health status goals. One of the primary goals of Healthy People 2010 is to eliminate all racial/ethnic disparities in health by 2010. This report examines the health conditions of African Americans in Allegheny County. It documents the leading causes of death of… CONTINUE READING

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