New study shows differences in visual impairment and damage between african americans and caucasians with ms november 19, 2014 in a study of the impact of multiple sclerosis on vision and eye tissues, african americans with ms showed more visual impairment and faster thinning of the nerve fibers in the back of the eye than caucasians with ms. To white middle-class norms and attributed differences between blacks and whites to racial differences in social class and other life circumstances (eg, frazier, 1939 scanzoni, 1971) however, a third perspective, with its etiologies in the cultural variance framework of family researchers (allen, 1978. African americans have a higher prevalence of vascular dementia and a lower prevalence of parkinsonian dementia than do caucasians the genetic etiologies of alzheimer's-type dementia appear to differ between african americans and caucasians.
There are no cultural differences between africans and african-americans na'im akbar, a psychology professor at florida state university, sides with glover the only way we'll ever begin to appreciate each other is to recognize and embrace our cultural differences, says akbar, who was born in america. The main difference between white and caucasian is related to the skin colour when compared to the caucasian, the white people have a lighter skin unlike the white people, the caucasian people have thin noses and thin lips. A recent study comparing the frequency of lung cancer-related mutations between african americans and whites did not find meaningful differences, suggesting that differences in genetic mutations might not explain racial disparities in the disease but few studies have looked for racial differences in gene expression in lung cancer, dr mitchell.
Medications were recommended at comparable rates for hypercholesterolemia, hypertension and diabetes between caucasians and african americans  it has been argued that other cases inequalities in health care reflect a systemic bias in the way medical procedures and treatments are prescribed for different ethnic groups. Differences in diabetic treatment have been proposed as one explanation for the disparities in diabetes severity and glycemic control between african-americans and caucasians in our study, african-american patients were more likely to be treated with insulin than caucasians perhaps as a response to the higher glucose levels in african-americans. For most americans, household wealth is closely tied to home equity, and there are sharp and persistent gaps in homeownership between blacks and whites in 2015, 72% of white household heads owned a home, compared with 43% of black household heads.
African american vscaucasian americans at first glance some people might consider this paper to be on the racial side, however it was all written by observations made there are many differences between african americans and caucasians, some people don't see the differences because of ignorance. All_white_people 2 0 answer link 1 point 2 points 3 points 7 years ago black people participate in more or less the same cultural phenomena as we do, but they tend to be louder and more interactive while they do so. The bell curve also led to a 1995 report from the american psychological association, intelligence: knowns and unknowns, acknowledging a difference between mean iq scores of whites and blacks as well as the absence of any adequate explanation of it, either environmental or genetic.
Background: body composition differs between african american (aa) and white women, and the resting metabolic rate (rmr) is likely to be lower in aa women than in white women objective: we tested 2 hypotheses: that aa women have a greater proportion of low-metabolic-rate skeletal muscle (sm) and. In this study, interviewers reviewed medical records of 126 african-americans and 1,262 caucasians with sudden cardiac arrest in the portland area between feb 1, 2002 and jan 31, 2012 among the study's findings. There are many differences between african americans and caucasians, some people don't see the differences because of ignorance you must read the paper with an open mind and take none of this to heart. The present study identified several significant differences in allied health education enrollment influences and enrollment barriers between african-american and caucasian students in kinesiology-based programs. Ethnic differences in hair fiber and hair follicles each individual is unique and hair production rate, size, and shape differs for everyone, but in general there are some differences in the nature of hair fiber for people of different ethnic backgrounds.
Update: in the comments, steve marmer sums up what is deeply wrong and disturbing about wright's racial theories: wright basically asserted that there is inborn biological difference between those of european stock and those of african stock that culture and education cannot overcome. T1 - differences between caucasian, african american, and hispanic patients with primary biliary cirrhosis in the united states au - peters,marion g au - di bisceglie,adrian m. A total of 225 african-americans and 622 caucasians, ages 2 to 86 yr, recruited as members of families with an individual with known sleep apnea (85 index families) or as members of neighborhood control families (63 families) were studied with an overnight home sleep-study, questionnaires, and physical measurements.
An overview of the behavioral aspects of the african-american behavioral style (aabs) includes examples of behaviors associated with this style and comparisons to the behavioral style generally associated with caucasian students methods of assessing student behavior are examined in relation to. Asian americans earn more than whites on average, but they also have higher rates of poverty the new report suggests that for asian americans, wealth inequality is also more pronounced. This variance in bmc between blacks and whites increased with age, with a 78% difference between races in the youngest group and a 250% difference in the oldest age group these differences were attributed to variations in hormone concentrations during sexual maturation.
There are many similarities between a caucasian individual's hair and an african-american person's hair for example: all hair is composed of a cortex, a cuticle, a medulla, and the keratin protein. Caucasian vs white caucasian is a term that is applied in general to white people though it is a broad term encompassing people belonging to many different parts of the world the term caucasian itself has been rejected by scientists as a major division of human races though it continues to be used in popular term. Among people aged 70 and older who require care, whites are the most likely to receive help from their spouses, hispanics are the most likely to receive help from their adult children and african americans are the most likely to receive help from a non-family member (national academy on an aging society, 2000. The african american community, conversely, was still being discriminated against by racist elements in both the north and south blacks had to wait until the mid-1950's before their condition was alleviated and they were brought to the level native americans occupied.