Saturday, June 17, 2006
Health Disparities Between Races
June 17, 2006
In the USA, race and ethnicity are major factors predicting who will live a long life and who will not.
Lancet, June 10, 2006, reports that, "The life expectancy of an African-American man is 69 years, whereas that of a white man is 75.3. Infant mortality is 5.75 per 1000 livebirths for white infants, 14 for African-American infants.