Variations in risk attitude across race, gender, and education.

Citation data:

Medical decision making : an international journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making, ISSN: 0272-989X, Vol: 23, Issue: 6, Page: 511-7

Publication Year:
2003
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Repository URL:
https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/qhs_pp/922
PMID:
14672111
DOI:
10.1177/0272989x03258431
Author(s):
Rosen, Allison B.; Tsai, Jerry S.; Downs, Stephen M.
Publisher(s):
SAGE Publications
Tags:
Medicine; Health Professions; Nursing; Adult; African Americans; Decision Making; Educational Status; European Continental Ancestry Group; Female; Health Services; *Health Status Indicators; Humans; Interviews as Topic; Male; Middle Aged; North Carolina; Patient Acceptance of Health Care; Quality of Life; Quality-Adjusted Life Years; *Risk-Taking; Sex Factors; Biostatistics; Epidemiology; Health Services Research
article description
Significant disparities in health care utilization exist across gender and race. Little is known about the patient-specific factors that may contribute to this variation. This study examined variations in risk attitude across major sociodemographic groups.