Perceived Discrimination and Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors Among American African American and White Children

Shervin Assari

Volume 6, Issue 4 , December 2021, , Pages 148-156

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2021.28

Abstract
  Background: Perceived discrimination (PD) is a risk factor of suicidal thoughts and behaviors (STB) for children, youth, and adults. However, it is unknown whether the association between PD and STB frequency differs between African American (AA) and Non-Hispanic White children.Objectives: In this study, ...  Read More

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

Shervin Assari

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 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

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

Shervin Assari; Mohsen Bazargan

Volume 4, Issue 3 , September 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