How to use African-americans in a sentence
African-Americans may have an increased risk of developing a myositis and poorer outcomes compared to Caucasians.
In the antebellum period before the Civil War, African-Americans were regarded as property.
Middle- and upper-class African Americans are rarely connected to ghetto names.
She developed the skincare line to help African Americans with troubling skin problems.
Some African Americans do not use sun block on a regular basis, as their skin is less prone to burn, so this added protection is handy.Advertisement
The history of this cuisine is rich with influences from native and African Americans as well as a melting pot of European contributions.
Because African-Americans were the primary dwellers in this part of New York, the suit came to be closely associated with African-Americans and later Hispanics, especially in the Los Angeles area.
The increased risk among African Americans is not explained by the presence of sickle cell disease, nor is the excess risk among boys explained by trauma.
Acute lymphoid leukemia (ALL) is more common among Caucasians than among African-Americans, while acute myeloid leukemia (AML) affects both races equally.
It is also more likely to affect African Americans than Caucasians.Advertisement
Some 2 million Americans carry the sickle cell trait and about one in 12 African Americans have the trait.
Infant mortality among African Americans in 2000 occurred at a rate of 14.1 deaths per 1,000 live births.
Across genders, cancer death rates for African Americans are 35 percent higher when compared to statistics for Caucasians.
The prevalence of diabetes in African Americans is about 70 percent higher than Caucasians.
In 2002, African Americans accounted for 50 percent of all new AIDS cases, while Hispanics accounted for 20 percent, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).Advertisement
This increased chance is also seen in African Americans.
The rate is higher among African Americans and lower among Asian Americans.
It is distressing, but not life-threatening, and occurs with increased frequency in African Americans.
Approximately one in every 25 Americans of northern-European descent is a carrier of the mutated CF gene, while only one in 17,000 African Americans and one in 30,000 Asian Americans are carriers.
The average age of children experimenting with inhalants is 13, with Hispanic and Caucasian youth more likely to abuse these substances than African Americans.Advertisement
However, even dark skinned people, including African Americans and Hispanic Americans, may suffer skin damage from the sun and should be careful about exposure.
Although Caucasian children are affected more often than African-American children, the rate is rising faster among African Americans.
The prevalence of high blood pressure among African-Americans and whites in the southeastern United States is greater, and death rates from stroke are higher than among those in other regions.
Sickle cell anemia is an inherited, chronic, incurable blood disorder that causes the body to produce defective hemoglobin, the abnormal HgbS, which occurs primarily in African Americans.
Pernicious anemia is more common in women and in African Americans and is less common in other racial groups.Advertisement
Sickle cell anemia is more frequently diagnosed than thalassemias and occurs most often among African Americans.
In the United States, up to 30 percent of African Americans are thought to be carriers for alpha thalassemia traits, meaning that they show no symptoms of the disorder but can pass the trait to their offspring.
While inguinal hernias seem to affect all racial groups at the same rate, umbilical hernias occur more frequently in African Americans.
The roots of multicultural education lie in the civil rights movements of various groups, including African Americans and women.
Thirty percent of all children with polydactyly have family members with some type of polydactyly, and it is more common in African Americans.
As of the early 2000s approximately 4 percent of Caucasians and 17 percent of African Americans are infected with HSV-2 by the end of their teenage years.
Although galactosemia occurs in all ethnic groups worldwide, some mutations cause a less severe type of disease and are more commonly seen in specific ethnic groups, such as African-Americans.
Some studies indicate that all races and ethnic groups are equally at risk, while others suggest that Asians and Caucasians have slightly higher rates of AD than African Americans or Native Americans.
Some skin lesions typical of AD may be more difficult to evaluate in African Americans because of the underlying skin pigmentation.
In addition, males are somewhat more likely to develop epilepsy than females, and African-Americans are more likely to develop it than Caucasians.
Most of the deaths were among males (74%), African Americans (67%), adults over the age of 45 (76%), and Southerners (70%).
In the 1880s, African-Americans in the South would hold Jive competitions, and the first prize was usually a cake.
Blondes wearing pastel pink, for example, or redheads wearing orange or African Americans wearing brown (like brown jungle prints).
She has also found unique ways to help others, starting a gift registry for Hurricane Katrina victims and giving college scholarships to young African-Americans.
Although the name may imply that mostly African Americans use the site, this is not the case.
A soap opera with an extremely short run, Generations was a groundbreaker for African-Americans, featuring them prominently as one of the main families and focusing on integration.
People over 50, African Americans or whose who have health conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure, or chronic kidney disease may be more sensitive to sodium's affect on blood pressure.
Crops are part of the celebration of Kwanzaa, since they symbolize the contributions that African-Americans have made to agriculture and the rewards that can be reaped when the community works together.
As the show continued into the next seasons the producers started branching out to Chicago, L.A., and other cities to find African-Americans, low-middle class couples, and even same-sex couples.
In this instance, he was tape recorded using extremely offensive language, including racial slurs against African-Americans.
Fair-skinned Caucasians will show visible signs of sun damage sooner, but African-Americans can still experience the negative effects of too much sun exposure.
Iman's Perfect Response Hydrating Lotion and the Perfect Response Hydrating Gel are made especially for African Americans with acne.
Many African Americans forgo using sun block because they feel that it is not necessary for their skin.
Although acne-prone skin can pose a problem for anyone, African Americans have special concerns due to the melanin in their skin.
Products that are marketed to African Americans attempt to fit specific needs.
African-Americans and anyone who is not Caucasian may experience a dark rash rather than a red rash.