Health Sciences 1002A/B Lecture Notes - Racialization, Societal Racism, African Americans

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Trad. and generally, males have greater access to power and resources than females. Gender paradox - men die quicker but women are sicker . Health outcomes also vary by ethnicity or race. Persistent differences in what we tend to see in different racial groups. The primary racialize difference in health is between african americans and caucasians. (blacks and whites) African men tend to die about 5 years sooner than white men. African women tend to die 4 years sooner than caucasian women. African american males over age 5 and living in harlem, you are less likely to reach the age of 65. You would be more likely to reach the age of 65 in bangladesh. One of the best examples is called the healthy immigrant effect: when someone immigrates from a foreign country to north america, their overall health is higher than that of the non-immigrants. But after the rst generation of immigrants, their health tends to dwindle.

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