Ben Hur P. Mobo, MD, MPH
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Mobo B.; Minority Health in America: Findings and Policy Implications from The Commonwealth Fund Minority Health Survey. Ann Intern Med. 2001;134:1158. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-134-12-200106190-00034
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2001;134(12):1158.
Hogue CJ, Hargraves MA, Collins KS. 352 pages. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ Pr; 2000. $22.50. ISBN 080186299X. Order phone 800-537-5487.
Field of medicine: Epidemiology and public health.
Format: Softcover book.
Audience: Physicians, nurses, case managers, health educators, and public health officials and advocates.
Purpose: To present an analysis of the 1994 Commonwealth Fund Minority Health Survey and offer recommendations about future directions for public health policy with regard to ethnic minority groups.
Content: The book begins with an overview of The Commonwealth Fund Minority Health Survey. Four chapters evaluate the associations between ethnicity and various health care outcomes. Seven chapters discuss different health indices in the survey sample. The book concludes with the authors' recommendations for addressing the gap in provision of health care to ethnic minority groups. A technical appendix on survey design is included.
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