Disparities

Health Equity, Social Determinants | The Community Guide

Source: Health Equity, Social Determinants | The Community Guide Health equity exists when individuals have equal opportunities to be healthy. The ability to be healthy is often associated with factors such as social position, race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual identity, or disability. When these factors limit a person’s ability to be healthy it can lead …

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Racial Disparities in Age-Specific Mortality Among Blacks or African Americans — United States, 1999–2015 | MMWR

Racial Disparities in Age-Specific Mortality Among Blacks or African Americans — United States, 1999–2015 Source: Vital Signs: Racial Disparities in Age-Specific Mortality Among Blacks or African Americans — United States, 1999–2015 | MMWR Abstract Background: Although the overall life expectancy at birth has increased for both blacks and whites and the gap between these populations …

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The Unique Challenges of Surveying U.S. Latinos | Pew Research Center

As the U.S. Hispanic population grows, reaching nearly 57 million in 2015 and making up 18% of the nation’s population, it is becoming increasingly important to represent Hispanics in surveys of the U.S. population and to understand their opinions and behavior. But surveying Hispanics is complicated for many reasons – language barriers, sampling issues and …

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Developing Culturally Responsive Approaches to Serving Diverse Populations: A Resource Guide for Community-Based Organizations

Michael López, Kerry Hofer, Erin Bumgarner, and Djaniele Taylor Cultural-Competence-Guide A changing population According to 2013 U.S. Census data: • 48 percent of children under the age of 18 were members of racial/ethnic groups other than nonHispanic white. • Of this group, Hispanics represented the largest racial/ethnic group (24 percent), followed by nonHispanic blacks (14 …

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