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Racial Bias In The Emergency Room-- Who's Favored? 10/7/13

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    "Black and Hispanic children who go to an emergency room with stomach pain are less likely than white children to receive pain medication, a new study repo

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    "Black and Hispanic children who go to an emergency room with stomach pain are less likely than white children to receive pain medication, a new study reports, and more likely to spend long hours in the emergency room.



    The analysis, published in the October issue of Pediatrics, examined the records of 2,298 emergency room visits by people under 21, a nationally representative sample from a large survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    About 53 percent were white, 24 percent non-Hispanic black, 21 percent Hispanic, and the rest from other ethnic or racial groups.".* Ana Kasparian, Cenk Uygur, Adam Green (PCCC), and Dave Rubin (The Rubin Report) break it down on The Young Turks.



  • # Racial Bias# Emergency Room
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