, Volume 43, Issue 1-2, pp 156-183
Date: 03 May 2011

The Challenge of Asthma in Minority Populations

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Abstract

The burden and disparity of asthma in race/ethnic minorities present a significant challenge. In this review, we will evaluate data on asthma epidemiology in minorities, examine potential reasons for asthma disparities, and discuss strategies of intervention and culturally sensitive care.