The 130th Annual Meeting of APHA

1001.0: Saturday, November 9, 2002 - 10:25 AM

Abstract #52188

Health Inequalities: Sub-groups at greatest risk

David Williams, PhD, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, 426 Thompson St. Rm 2230, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1248, 734-647-6972,

This presentation will review the evidence of racial differences in the levels of religious involvement. It will discuss the rol eof religious institutions in providing a range f services that can enhance health and the role of the clergy as an intermediary between clients and the health care system. In addition, it willdescribe the multiple ways in which individual religious involvement can promote or impair health.

Learning Objectives:

  • See global learning objectives for entire CEI. Scheduled for 9

    Presenting author's disclosure statement:
    I do not have any significant financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organization/institution whose products or services are being discussed in this session.

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