Reader Response: Sex, Race, and Risk of Dementia Diagnosis After Traumatic Brain Injury Among Older Veterans

I read the article by Kornblith et al. with interest.1 It seems this “trend” in diagnostic bias is not exclusive to veterans alone. As this article is being published, Black NFL and former NFL athletes are involved in litigation regarding the discrepancy in qualifying postconcussion dementia diagnoses applied to White athletes vs Black. White athletes are diagnosed with postconcussion dementia at higher rates and are thereby compensated for this at higher rates than Black athletes.2

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