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Racial Disparities in Physician Practice Patterns and Self-Management of Obesity

DC, DC, United States

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Start Date:
08/01/2009
End Date:
07/31/2014

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  • Projects Population-based Research (43)
  • Projects Health Policy/Policy Research (9)

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The goal of this research is to examine racial disparities in physician delivery of obesity-related health care services; identify the multilevel explanatory factors underlying racial disparities in individual self-management of body weight; and determine key patient- and provider-level barriers to optimal obesity care, whether they differ by patient race, and how these barriers can be overcome.

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