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This study aimed to describe and characterize the published literature on disparities between racial and ethnic groups among individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. The literature shows consistent and adverse disparities among blacks and Hispanics compared to non-Hispanic whites in the prevalence and incidence of Alzheimer's disease, mortality, participation in clinical trials, use of medications, use of LTSS, health care expenditures, quality of care, and caregiving.
Topics:Long Term Services and Supports
Alzheimer's disease; dementia; minority populations; racial disparities; ethnic disparities; intervention; outreach; Blacks; non-Hispanic Whites; Hispanics; cultural competence; clinical trials; discrimination; cultural differences; long-term services and supports; health care expenditures;
Office of Disability, Aging and Long-Term Care Policy (DALTCP)
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/65914