Health Care, Research Failing to Adapt to U.S.’s Growing Multiracial Population

Data collection methods in research and health care settings have lagged behind in adapting to the rapidly growing population of multiracials, according to studies led by social work professor Karen M. Tabb Dina

Editor’s notes: To reach Karen Tabb Dina, email ktabb@illinois.edu

The paper “Changes in Racial Categorization over Time and Health Status: an Examination of Multiracial Young Adults in the U.S.,” published in Ethnicity and Health, is available online or from the News Bureau.

The paper “Disparities in Health Services Use among Multiracial American Young Adults,” published in Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, is available online or from the News Bureau.