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Why is asthma prevalence higher in african american/black and other minority populations?
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Probably due to a variety of social factors: disparities in health care access and communication; neighborhood social structure; and environmental effects of living in low quality living conditions.

In brief: See below:
Probably due to a variety of social factors: disparities in health care access and communication; neighborhood social structure; and environmental effects of living in low quality living conditions.
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
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In brief: Numerous reasons
Aside from genetic, allergies, etc there are links to inner city living, socioeconomics , etc.
The issue of "other minorities" must be defined. Though people of puerto rican descent have a high degree of asthma, hispanics as a whole do not.

In brief: Numerous reasons
Aside from genetic, allergies, etc there are links to inner city living, socioeconomics , etc.
The issue of "other minorities" must be defined. Though people of puerto rican descent have a high degree of asthma, hispanics as a whole do not.
Dr. Richard Williams
Dr. Richard Williams
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