TITLE

Basu and Siddiqi Respond to "Context, Behaviors, and Hypertension Inequalities"

AUTHOR(S)
Basu, Sanjay; Siddiqi, Arjumand
PUB. DATE
August 2015
SOURCE
American Journal of Epidemiology;8/15/2015, Vol. 182 Issue 4, p358
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the authors' response to a commentary by Dr. MT Hicken regarding their article about disparities in the distributions of blood pressure across racial/ethnic groups in the U.S. Topics discussed their goal of illustrating the implementation of decomposition methods that can be used to study disparities at any level of analysis and their focus on the most commonly used metrics of risk for a demonstration analysis.
ACCESSION #
109490769

 

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