Association of Race Consciousness With the Patient-Physician Relationship, Medication Adherence, and Blood Pressure in Urban Primary Care Patients.

TitleAssociation of Race Consciousness With the Patient-Physician Relationship, Medication Adherence, and Blood Pressure in Urban Primary Care Patients.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsBrewer LC, Carson KA, Williams DR, Allen A, Jones CP, Cooper LA
JournalAmerican journal of hypertension
Date Published2013 Jul 17
Abstract

Race consciousness (the frequency with which one thinks about his or her own race) is a measure that may be useful in assessing whether racial discrimination negatively impacts blood pressure (BP). However, the relation between race consciousness and BP has yet to be empirically tested, especially within the context of the patient-physician relationship and medication adherence.

DOI10.1093/ajh/hpt119
Alternate JournalAm. J. Hypertens.