This chapter indicates that there is more heterogeneity in trust levels among blacks than between blacks and whites. Moreover, the findings suggest that religion can play an important role in bridging the trust gap between blacks and the medical sciences.
The authors would like to thank Ellen Idler for helpful feedback on this manuscript. This manuscript was written while the first author was a Vice Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow in the Population Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania.
Sewell, A.A. and Ray, R. (2015), "A Place to Trust: Black Protestant Affiliation and Trust in Personal Physicians", Education, Social Factors, and Health Beliefs in Health and Health Care Services (Research in the Sociology of Health Care, Vol. 33), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 229-249. https://doi.org/10.1108/S0275-495920150000033010Download as .RIS
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