health disparity

health disparity

A difference in health status between two or more groups of people that results from differences in their socioeconomic status.
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The author covers the history of health disparity in the US, the extent of the health status gap, diversity and its definition, health disparities by the numbers and Obamacare, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
Many of these conditions disproportionately affect health disparity populations and, in advanced stages, can lead to significant limitations in activities of daily living.
Montana and Alaska both have large Native populations and they have disproportionately high Native health disparity rates.
Many of these conditions disproportionately affect health disparity populations and in advanced stages can lead to significant limitations in activities of daily living.
However, little investigation has addressed the role of rehabilitation providers in the health disparity of African American rehabilitative health.
The book seems most appropriate for higher level students of medicine, public health, and health policy, especially those engaging in health disparity research.
Failure to bridge the disconnect results in an unequal burden of cancer in our communities, causing a cancer health disparity.
Health disparity is heightened by inequities in health care access and delivery.
The top health disparity for Asians was new cases of tuberculosis, for American Indians and Alaska Natives it was fetal alcohol syndrome and for whites it was smoking among pregnant women.
Different public and private agencies have various definitions of a health disparity for their own programrelated purposes, but these definitions tend to have several things in common.
Now he's hoping to make nice by committing to addressing the health disparity concerns of gay people.
This Summit brings together nearly 4000 of the nation's leading health disparity experts across multi-disciplines.

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