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Ethnic inequalities in mortality: the case of Arab-Americans.

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BACKGROUND: Although nearly 112 million residents of the United States belong to a non-white ethnic group, the literature about differences in health indicators across ethnic groups is limited almost exclusively to Hispanics. Features of the social experience of many ethnic groups including immigration, discrimination, and acculturation may plausibly influence mortality risk. We explored life expectancy and age-adjusted mortality risk of Arab-Americans (AAs), relative to non-Arab and non-His...

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10.1371/journal.pone.0029185

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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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MSD
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Nuffield Department of Population Health
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Population Health
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Public Library of Science
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Volume:
6
Issue:
12
Article number:
e29185
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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1932-6203
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1932-6203
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English
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237031
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2012-12-19

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