Medication Use, Emergency Hospital Care Utilization, and Quality-of-Life Outcome Disparities by Race/Ethnicity Among Adults with Asthma

The Center for Health Research at Kaiser Permanente recently conducted a retrospective analysis which looked at how race and ethnicity, medication use and hospital care affects adults with asthma and found that disparities existed in two of the outcome measures. The analysis also found that African-American adults were five times more likely than other race/ethnicities to report higher emergency hospital care.  For the abstract click here.