Epidemiologic research on health disparities: some thoughts on history and current developments.


Journal Article

In this introduction to volume 31 of Epidemiologic Reviews, the author traces the history of health disparities research in epidemiology and situates the 10 review articles comprising this edition within this history. With the aid of a conceptual model describing the key determinants of health disparities, he offers several suggestions for improving future epidemiologic research on health disparities.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • James, SA

Published Date

  • January 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 31 /

Start / End Page

  • 1 - 6

PubMed ID

  • 19822533

Pubmed Central ID

  • 19822533

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1478-6729

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0193-936X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/epirev/mxp010


  • eng