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Do Health and Forensic DNA Databases Increase Racial Disparities?

  • Peter A. Chow-White mail,

    petercw@sfu.ca

    Affiliation: School of Communication, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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  • Troy Duster

    Affiliations: Department of Sociology, New York University, New York, New York, United States of America, Department of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Published: October 04, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001100

About the Authors

Peter A. Chow-White
School of Communication, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Troy Duster
Department of Sociology, New York University, New York, New York, United States of America
Troy Duster
Department of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: petercw@sfu.ca

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: PCW TD. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: PCW TD. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: PCW TD. Agree with manuscript′s results and conclusions: PCW TD.