IndexUS: What Healthy Black Women Can Teach Us About Health is the first comparative index of Black women's health based on healthy Black women. We created the Index using 20 years of research from the Black Women's Health Study.
They walked 20-30 mins/day 3-5 days/week
They reported much less personal and institutional racism
They had less caregiving responsibilities
They have emotional support (provision of care, empathy and love)
They are involved in group activities
They have social support