Skip to content. New research has found that despite known disparities and health care shortages among low-income Latino and African American urban adolescents, these groups were at lower risk to go undiagnosed compared with whites. The research also revealed that Asian Americans and females are more likely to not receive an asthma diagnosis. In addition, study findings highlighted that undiagnosed asthma may be nearly twice as prevalent as diagnosed asthma in urban adolescents overall.
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December 21, For African-American students, data, alongside societal attitudes and stereotypes, often present a negative picture: a wide academic achievement gap separating them from their white peers. Higher rates of discipline and absenteeism. Discrimination by other students, teachers and the larger community. And just last summer, a study indicated that black girls, from an early age, are perceived as more aggressive and sexual - less innocent - than white girls.
A large-scale study from The University of Toledo of young African Americans who have attempted or died by suicide suggests there is a greater need for mental health services in urban school districts, and that we need to do a better job in convincing parents and caregivers to safely secure firearms and ammunition in the home. Taking those measures, Dr. James Price said, could save lives. Price, UToledo professor emeritus of health education and public health at UToledo, recently authored the largest study to date that examines suicidal behaviors of African American adolescents between the ages of 13 and