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"We Need Help in the Delta": Barriers to Health Promotion Among Older African American Men in the Mississippi Delta

Description
Studies the challenges of promoting health in the rural Mississippi Delta, focusing on older African American men who participated in a small study group. Describes interviews with individuals and focus groups, emphasizing different understandings of the term "health" and structural concerns about health disparities that create barriers for health promotion.
Author(s)
Sherry Wang, LaShaundrea Crook, Carol Connell, et al.
Citation
American Journal of Men's Health, 11(2), 414-425
Date
03/2017
Type
Document
Tagged as
Access · Black or African American · Culture and cultural competency · Delta Region · Health disparities · Men · Social determinants of health · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Mississippi