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ERIC Number: EJ466560
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0016-9013
Health, Double Jeopardy, and Culture: The Use of Institutionalization by African-Americans.
Belgrave, Linda Liska; And Others
Gerontologist, v33 n3 p379-85 Jun 1993
Examines theoretical approaches and nature of evidence typically brought to bear in addressing issue of elderly African Americans being admitted to nursing homes at one-half to three-quarters the rate of elderly whites. Notes that double jeopardy hypothesis effectively describes but does not explain apparent racial inequities in use of institutional care. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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