Racial disparities in knee and hip total joint arthroplasty: An 18-year analysis of national medicare data Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • African Americans
  • Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip
  • Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee
  • European Continental Ancestry Group
  • Healthcare Disparities
  • Osteoarthritis, Hip
  • Osteoarthritis, Knee

abstract

  • In an 18-year analysis of US Medicare data, we found little evidence of declines in racial disparities for joint arthroplasty usage or outcomes.

publication date

  • December 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4105323

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1136/annrheumdis-2013-203494

PubMed ID

  • 24047869

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2107

end page

  • 15

volume

  • 73

number

  • 12