Socioeconomic status and race/ethnicity independently predict health decline among older diabetics

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p684
Academic Journal
The article offers information on a study conducted by the author related to examine whether socioeconomic status (SES) and ethnicity/race are predictors of type 2 diabetes in older people of the U.S. it states that the study included people aged 65 or above and they were followed up to 16 years. It mentions that African Americans had lower cumulative odds of better health status over time than whites. It reports that race/ethnicity and SES were independent factors of diabetics


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