Arline T. Geronimus

Geronimus and Bound find high death rates persist for black Americans in 2000

an In The Media Reference

"Death Rates Remain Higher for Poor Black Americans" - Health Behavior News Service. 2/24/2011.

Citing findings from her recent study with John Bound and Cynthia Colen (*American Journal of Public Health*, forthcoming), Arline Geronimus says that despite improved economic conditions, working-age residents of urban poverty areas still suffer severe excess mortality. The failure to reduce the toll of chronic illness is of particular concern, said Geronimus.

Related Resources

News media website


Connect with PSC follow PSC on Twitter Like PSC on Facebook