Racial and ethnic inequities in access to medical care

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Catherine Hoffman
Marsha Lillie-Blanton
Sage Publications
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Thousand Oaks, CA

Presents an issue of Medical Care Research and Review (Vol. 57, Supp. 1). Produced as discussion papers for a policy roundtable held in Washington, DC called "Race, Ethnicity, and Medical Care: Improving Access in a Diverse Society." Encompasses three specific sets of information: key predictors of medical care use across racial and ethnic groups; a comprehensive review of the literature documenting racial and ethnic differences in access to medical treatments and procedures, and the importance of broader dissemination of information about racial disparities in the health system and the need for improved data collection.

DISC.R33 2000
ISSN 10775587