|So, Why AA has higher
mortality than whites? Studies have suggested that these are some factors
that might contributed to the disparity. Comparing to Whites, African American men have more
aggressive tumor, diagnosed at an advanced stage, more likely to be uninsured
thus less access to adequate care, less likely to participate in screening,
receive optimal treatment, and have low socioeconomic status.
|But little is known
regarding the role of healthcare provider played in this mortality