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VIDEO: Racial, ethnic disparities in health care utilization among children with atopic dermatitis

ORLANDO, Fla. — In a video perspective from the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Junko Takeshita, MD, PhD, discusses her late-breaking research presentation on racial and ethnic disparities in health care utilization and school attendance among children with atopic dermatitis.

Takeshita, an assistant professor of dermatology and epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, and colleagues used data from the Pediatric Eczema Elective Registry, which represents patients from all the contiguous United States.

The diverse population included white, black, Asian and Hispanic children.

ORLANDO, Fla. — In a video perspective from the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Junko Takeshita, MD, PhD, discusses her late-breaking research presentation on racial and ethnic disparities in health care utilization and school attendance among children with atopic dermatitis.

Takeshita, an assistant professor of dermatology and epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, and colleagues used data from the Pediatric Eczema Elective Registry, which represents patients from all the contiguous United States.

The diverse population included white, black, Asian and Hispanic children.

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