STUDY: African Americans’ Concept Of Health May Be More Than Physical

February 14, 2014   // 0 Comments

By Katherine Kahn, HBNS Contributing Writer Self-rated health—or, a person’s perception of their own health—has been shown to be a strong predictor of illness and even death. A new study in the journal Ethnicity and Disease finds that African-Americans with poorer self-rated health tend to be overweight or obese, engage in less physical activity, and have poorer diets.But another, unexp...

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