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The Differences in Diabetes Risk in Blacks and Whites


Kaufman, Jay S.; Durazo-Arvizu, Ramon A.; McGee, Daniel L.; & Cooper, Richard S. (1997). The Differences in Diabetes Risk in Blacks and Whites. Annals of Epidemiology, 7(1), 76-77.


We read with interest the recent article by Brancati and colleagues that examined differences in diabetes risk in blacks and whites (1). Ethnic differences in chronic disease rates are a pressing medical and social concern. Interrelations between ethnic group status, socioeconomic status (SES), and disease are still poorly understood, and this article represents a useful contribution to this important topic.


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Annals of Epidemiology


Kaufman, Jay S.
Durazo-Arvizu, Ramon A.
McGee, Daniel L.
Cooper, Richard S.

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