Karyn A Stewart's scientific contributions

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Article
Little research examines lack of health insurance among elderly Black immigrants in the US. We use data from the 2008 American Community Survey to describe variation in insurance coverage and conduct multivariate logistic regression analyses of uninsurance. Among elderly Blacks, 1.7 % of the US-born were uninsured, compared to 8.4 % of the Latin Am...

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... In elderly black Americans, worse general health was observed associated with a shorter leukocyte telomere length, an indicator of a higher risk of mortality and chronic conditions (Khan et al., 2017); higher rates of cancer, kidney disease, stroke, and cardiovascular disease; and worse physical and cognitive performance , greater chance of experiencing an unplanned readmission after surgery (Lasater & McHugh, 2016), and lack of healthcare coverage for elderly African immigrants (Stewart & London, 2015). In the UK, elderly black and ethnic minority people reported worse health outcomes (the extent to which health limits their ability to perform typical activities and self-reported health) even after controlling for social and economic disadvantages (Evandrou et al., 2016). ...