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Clin Rev Allergy Immunol. 2012 Aug;43(1-2):156-83. doi: 10.1007/s12016-011-8263-1.

The challenge of asthma in minority populations.

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Pediatric Pulmonology and Allergy, Roseville Kaiser Medical Center, 1600 Eureka Road, Roseville, CA 95661, USA. albin.leong@kp.org

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.

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21538075
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10.1007/s12016-011-8263-1
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