Study finds disparity in deaths among blacks with muscular dystrophy

09/13/2010 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

A 20-year study of 18,315 muscular dystrophy-related deaths showed that whites with the disease lived 10 to 12 years longer than blacks. Survival rates for whites increased during the study, while the rates for blacks barely improved, suggesting a notable race disparity in health care.

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