Health Disparities

Health disparities are health differences between different groups of people. These health differences may include:

  • How many people get certain diseases
  • How severe the diseases are
  • How many people have complications because of the diseases
  • How many people die from a disease
  • Whether people can get health care
  • How many people get screened for a disease

These groups of people may be based on:

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  1. Health Disparities (National Library of Medicine)  
    Health disparities are health differences between different groups of people. These health differences may include: How many people ... education NIH: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities
  2. National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities)  
    ... Legislative History Strategic Plan NIH Minority Health and Health Disparities Strategic Plan 2021-2025 Minority Health and Health Disparities: Definitions and Parameters NIH and HHS Commitment Foundation ...
  3. Rural Health Disparities (Rural Health Information Hub)  
    Provides information on health disparities and the causes of these disparities in rural areas. Discusses rural versus urban mortality and life expectancy, and resources ...
  4. Health Disparities/Specifics ... Health Disparities ... National Cancer Institute ... Cancer health disparities are adverse differences between certain population groups ...
  5. CDC Health Disparities and Inequalities Report--U.S. 2013 (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) - PDF  
    ... impact in the U.S population and to eliminate health disparities for vulnerable populations as defined by race/ethnicity, ... other populations identified to be at-risk for health disparities.
  6. LGBTQ+ Health (National Library of Medicine)  
    Members of the LGBTQ+ community include people who are: Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer or Questioning Elsewhere on the gender and sexuality spectrum ...
  7. Women of color are more likely to die of pregnancy-related causes in the U.S. ... Health Disparities/NIH MedlinePlus Magazine ... Health Disparities ... Health Problems ...
  8. Health Disparities Among LGBTQ Youth (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... 2017 Youth Risk Behavior Survey data show substantial health disparities that exist among an estimated 2.6 million ...
  9. Black and African American Health (National Library of Medicine)  
    Every racial or ethnic group has specific health concerns. Differences in the health of groups can result from: Genetics Environmental factors Access to care ...
  10. American College of Physicians (American College of Physicians)  
    ... the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 Advocacy Racial Health Disparities, Prejudice and Violence ACP is committed to combatting ... the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 Advocacy Racial Health Disparities, Prejudice and Violence ACP is committed to combatting ...
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