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Racial disparities in health care

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform. Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy, and Human Resources

Racial disparities in health care

confronting unequal treatment : hearing before the Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy, and Human Resources of the Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventh Congress, second session, May 21, 2002

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform. Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy, and Human Resources

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. [Congressional Sales Office] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical care,
  • Discrimination in medical care,
  • Right to health,
  • Minorities

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF27 .G64 2002h
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 180 p. ;
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24801191M
    ISBN 100160704227
    LC Control Number2003479374
    OCLC/WorldCa52743029


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