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Babies Lost: Reducing African American Infant deaths in West Virginia by Connecting to the Faith Communities (2003) - This report describes the role of African American churches in working to reduce the disp[arities in the number of African American infant deaths each year. (4 pages)
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An Analysis of West Virginia's Minority Health Issues: Black Americans (2003 - summary, full report) - This report paints a picture of Black American health issues in Raleigh and McDowell counties, where 21.6 percent of the state's Black American population resides, and how health issues among a single minority population may vary in response to the economic circumstances of their counties of residence.
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(Full report - 66 pages) Download pdf

 

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