Sarcoidosis Statistics for Black Women Confirmed

Marshall, Adriene
February 2011
Pulmonary Reviews;Feb2011, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p26
The article discusses the high rate of sarcoidosis cases among African-American women. It references a study published in the January 2011 issue of "Chest" magazine confirming the statistical progression of extrathoracic disease in the African-American population with 61 percent of women accounting for sarcoidosis issues. Researchers also note that sarcoidosis has been experienced mostly by African-American who are employed in white-collar jobs.


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