Specific health issues in ethnic minority groups.
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Jan 01, 2004
The study of disease patterns in ethnic minority groups offers insights into the causation of disease. Ethnic minorities have wide variations in health conditions and behaviors, and stereotyping can lead to spurious assumptions in caring for patients. This article presents basic information relating to major illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer and common health disorders observed among ethnic groups primarily in the United Kingdom and United States.
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