1. Educational Attainment and Satisfaction With the Healthcare System: Racial Variation

Shervin Assari

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 141-149

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2020.27

Abstract
  Background: As shown by Minorities’ Diminished Returns (MDRs), ethnic minorities show weaker than expected effects of education level on health outcomes. However, this pattern is better demonstrated for health behaviors and health care utilization than satisfaction with care. Additionally, more ...  Read More

2. COVID-19 Pandemic and Neurological Disease: A Critical Review of the Existing Literature

Shervin Assari

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 81-86

http://dx.doi.org/i10.34172/hpr.2020.16

Abstract
  Most of what we know about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is limited to the severe acute respiratory syndrome, epidemiology, fatality, and acute care. However, infection with COVID-19 may also involve the central nervous system (CNS), which may or may not be due to a multi-organ injury. Our ...  Read More

3. Prostate Cancer Screening in Middle-Aged and Older American Men: Combined Effects of Ethnicity and Years of Schooling

Shervin Assari

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 64-69

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2020.12

Abstract
  Background: Prostate cancer screening is more commonly utilized by highly educated people. As shown by marginalization-related diminished returns (MDRs), the effects of socioeconomic status (SES) such as education on the health outcomes are considerably smaller for ethnic minorities than for Whites. ...  Read More

4. Combined Effects of Race and Educational Attainment on Physician Visits Over 24 Years in a National Sample of Middle-Aged and Older Americans

Shervin Assari

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 17-23

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2020.04

Abstract
  Background: The literature on Minorities’ Diminished Returns (MDRs) have shown worse than expected health of the members of racial and ethnic minority groups particularly Blacks. Theoretically, this effect can be in part due to weaker effects of educational attainment on preventive care and disease ...  Read More

5. Educational Attainment Better Increases the Chance of Breast Physical Exam for Non-Hispanic Than Hispanic American Women: National Health Interview Survey

Shervin Assari; Mohsen Bazargan

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 122-127

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/hpr.2019.25

Abstract
  Background: The Minorities’ Diminished Returns (MDRs) theory suggests that the health effect of educational attainment is considerably smaller for members of racial and ethnic minority groups than for Whites. Objective: The current study explored the racial and ethnic differences in the association ...  Read More

6. Minorities’ Diminished Returns of Educational Attainment on Hospitalization Risk: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS)

Shervin Assari; Mohsen Bazargan

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 86-91

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/hpr.2019.17

Abstract
  Background: As suggested by the Minorities’ Diminished Returns (MDRs) theory, educational attainment shows a weaker protective effect for racial and ethnic minority groups compared to non-Hispanic Whites. This pattern, however, is never shown for hospitalization risk. Objectives: This cross-sectional ...  Read More