5058.0: Wednesday, November 15, 2000: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM

Economic Perspectives Toward Eliminating Health Disparities

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Facilitator(s):Brian S. Ferguson
8:30 AMRace and ethnic differences in preventable hospitalizations among Medicare patients
Darrell J. Gaskin, PhD, Catherine Hoffman, ScD
8:50 AMIdentifying the causes of racial and ethnic differences in health care use
Thomas G. McGuire, PhD, Carla S. Gomes, Margarita Alegria, PhD
9:10 AMThe Role of Family Income in Understanding Rural/Urban Differences in Health Care
Barbara Ormond, PhD, Stephen Zuckerman
9:30 AMShould high-risk populations be routinely tested for BRCA1/2 mutations? A decision analysis
Julia C. Witt, BA, MA, Farah J. Nasser-Sharif, BSc, MD
Sponsor:Medical Care
Cosponsors:Environment; Health Administration; Social Work; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA