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Medicine: Doctors' Race Bias #184860

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 24, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: George Strait) New England Journal of Medicine study on the role of bias in health care provided by doctors for whites and blacks examined; details given of how the study worked. [Georgetown University School of Medicine Dr. Kevin SCHULMAN - says perceived differences were found.] [Mailman School of Public Health Dr. Allan ROSENFIELD - says the evidence indicates a subconscious bias by physicians.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Further coverage of this story on "Nightline" noted.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Strait, George
Duration:
00:02:30

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