Unconscious racial bias can affect health decisions, study says

04/3/2012 | HealthLeaders Media

Johns Hopkins University researchers reported primary care physicians who had unconscious racial biases spoke slowly to black patients and dominated the conversation. The study in the American Journal of Public Health said these patients reported feeling less respected and less engaged in decisions regarding their health care.

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