The influence of personal and group racism on entry into prenatal care among African American women.

@article{SlaughterAcey2013TheIO,
  title={The influence of personal and group racism on entry into prenatal care among African American women.},
  author={Jaime C Slaughter-Acey and Cleopatra Howard Caldwell and Dawn P Misra},
  journal={Women's health issues : official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health},
  year={2013},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={e381-7}
}
BACKGROUND Racism has been hypothesized as a barrier to accessing health care. No quantitative study has directly assessed its influence on women's initiation of prenatal care (PNC). We examined the relationship between PNC entry and experiences of personal and group racism among low-income, African-American (AA) women. We also examined whether the use of… CONTINUE READING