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Health care providers’ negative implicit attitudes and stereotypes of American Indians.

Zestcott CA, Spece L, McDermott D, et al. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2021;8(1):230-236.

Implicit bias can contribute to poor decision-making and lead to poor patient outcomes. This qualitative study found that many healthcare providers have negative implicit attitudes about American Indians, such as implicitly stereotyping American Indians as noncompliant patients. The effect of these implicit attitudes and stereotypes was moderated by self-reported cultural competency and implicit bias training.