Equality in the 1990s would have saved 900 000 black AmericansBMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7482.61-b (Published 06 January 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:61
- Janice Hopkins Tanne
- New York
Eliminating racial inequality in health care in the United States would have saved the lives of almost 900 000 black people from 1991 to 2000, says a report published in the American Journal of Public Health (2004;94: 2078-81). Equality of care would have saved five times the number of lives saved by new technologies and treatments, the investigators say.
The study used information …