Poor patient-provider interaction among racial/ethnic minorities is associated with disparities in healthcare. In this descriptive, cross-sectional study, we examine African American women’s perspectives and experiences of patient-provider interaction (communication and perceived discrimination) during their initial prenatal visit and their influences on perceptions of care received and Cited by: 13. The clinicians in the study were well trained and included both African Americans and white Americans. However, it was found that they applied different decision rules to African American and white patients in judging the presence of schizophrenia. The role of clinician bias in accounting for this complex problem has not yet been ascertained.Bookshelf ID: NBK44251.
interventions, particularly addressing African American men and high blood pressure control. Below is a list of considerations as public health programs plan, develop, and implement systems-level interventions for this underserved population: 1. Review and become familiar . sex, and race. The footnote at the bottom of the tables shows the equation expressed as a single equation. 12) Why are there different estimated levels of GFR for African Americans, males and females, and people of different ages? • African American patients: The CKD-EPI and MDRD Study equations include a term for the African American race to.
African American patients reported more racial discrimination, and women reported more sex discrimination. Women and older patients were less likely to be placed on the waiting list, as were patients with previous experiences of racial discrimination. Discrimination measures predicted list access more strongly than patient race. Conclusions.Cited by: 115. For example, the mistrust that African Americans have for the medical community is reflected in the disparities seen in HIV research between the participation of African-American and white patients. More widespread negative attitudes may explain why only half as many African-American as white patients.