Prior work by the investigators and others has shown that there are substantial differences in the health care received and in outcomes of SLE by race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status. The proposed project assesses the mediating impact of three sets of variables which together constitute

Public Health Relevance

Health care disparities among persons with SLE have long been noted, but relatively little progress in reducing such disparities has been made. The proposed project analyzes the role that three aspects of health care, access to timely and appropriate providers, technical quality of care, and interpersonal processes of care play in giving rise to differences in outcome by race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status and may help in the design of policies to reduce such differences.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
Type
Comprehensive Center (P60)
Project #
5P60AR053308-07
Application #
8469004
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZAR1-KM)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2013-05-01
Budget End
2014-04-30
Support Year
7
Fiscal Year
2013
Total Cost
$93,786
Indirect Cost
$33,195
Name
University of California San Francisco
Department
Type
DUNS #
094878337
City
San Francisco
State
CA
Country
United States
Zip Code
94143
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