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Racial and Ethnic Differences in the Health of Older Americans

; Editors: Linda G Martin and Beth J Soldo.

Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); .
ISBN-10: 0-309-05489-3
Copyright © 1997, National Academy of Sciences.
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The overarching goal of the committee's 1994 workshop, which was sponsored by the National Institute on Aging, was to make progress in understanding the extent to which racial and ethnic differences reflect differences in socioeconomic status, health-promoting behaviors, access to health care, genetics, and other factors.