Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, January 6th, 2004
In an analysis of data from the 1999 Health Interview Study, researchers writing in the American Journal of Public Health found that white adults with diabetes, chronic heart conditions and cancer were much more likely to get a flu shot than blacks with the same conditions.
White patients with two or more high-risk conditions also were more likely to receive flu shots than blacks with the same health conditions. The study data included 7655 adults with diabetes, chronic heart...
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