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Unformatted text preview: Blacks o Lower life expectancy than whites o Hypertension (BP) is a major killer for blacks Hispanic Americans o Fastest/ largest minority in the us o Limited systematic data on Hispanic health o Limited evidence suggests a mixed pattern Asian American o Healthiest group in the Us o Highest SES in the Us Pattern: Higher SES strongly associated with better health o SES more important than races culture in determining health o How does poverty degrade health 1. poor people often lack insurance 2. low education predicts ones health 3. lack of income 4. undesirable occupation...
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