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  1. Sara N Bleich1,2,
  2. Roland J Thorpe Jr1,2,
  3. Hamidah Sharif-Harris2,3,
  4. Ruth Fesahazion1,2,
  5. Thomas A LaVeist1,2
  1. 1Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
  2. 2Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
  3. 3Health Education Studies, Health Education Studies Program, Coppin State University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
  1. Correspondence to Professor Sara N Bleich, Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 N Broadway, Room 451, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA; sbleich{at}jhsph.edu

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Schempf and Kaufman1 suggest that a different formula should be used for the calculation of the percentage difference in the OR for race in the adjusted model between an integrated community and a national sample. We used (OR1−OR2)/OR1*100 rather than (OR1−OR2)/(OR1−1)*100. The key distinction …

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