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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She also will facilitate junior faculty mentorship and create research opportunities for students interested in cancer health disparity research.
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.
This is where the health disparity is among the privately insured patient population and the patients who are covered under Medicaid.
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.
A health disparity exists when a more advantaged group has better health than a less advantaged group.
Implicit in this analysis is the proposition that lack of political voice or power among disadvantaged populations contributes to health disparity.
Failure to bridge the disconnect results in an unequal burden of cancer in our communities, causing a cancer health disparity.
Appended are: (1) Key Informant Interviewees and Informational Interviewees; (2) NCD Health Care Summit Participant List, April 2008; (3) List of Methods Related to Data Collection Assessment and Matrix of Selected Studies and Datasets; (4) Key Federal Agency Definitions of Health Disparity; (5) NCD Health Care Summit Additional Recommendations for Reform and Stakeholder Actions; (6) Additional NCD Health Care Summit Information: Summit Agenda, Summary of Oral Content Presentations, and Summit Planning Committee List; and (7) Mission of the National Council on Disability.

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