OMHHDOffice of Minority Health and Health Disparities
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The Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities (OMHHD) (2002) reported the death rate for African Americans as higher than that for non-Hispanic white Americans for heart diseases, stroke, cancer, chronic lower respiratory diseases, influenza and pneumonia, diabetes, HIV/ AIDS, and homicide.
Depression among African American women is almost 50 percent higher than it is among white American women; and suicide among African American youths between the ages of 10 and 14 rose 233 percent from 1980 to 1995, compared with a 120 percent rise for their white counterparts (OMHHD, 2002).
population, they accounted for over 50 percent of HIV and AIDS cases in 2003 (OMHHD, 2002).