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Eliminating Health Disparities: Measurement and Data Needs

Panel on DHHS Collection of Race , and Ethnic Data and Ver Ploeg , Michele and Perrin, Edward National Research Council (2004) Eliminating Health Disparities: Measurement and Data Needs. National Academies Press, Washington, D.C.. ISBN 0-309-09231-0

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Abstract

Disparities in health and health care across racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds in the United States are well documented. The reasons for these disparities are, however, not well understood. Current data available on race, ethnicity, SEP, and accumulation and language use are severely limited. The report examines data collection and reporting systems relating to the collection of data on race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic position and offers recommendations.


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Item Type: Book
Additional Information: This book is available at the publisher’s Web site. Access to the full text is subject to the publisher’s access restrictions.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Disparities, health care, race, ethnicity, socioeconomic position
Subjects: Health > Disparities
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    Date Deposited: 04 Aug 2011 09:38
    Last Modified: 04 Aug 2011 09:38
    Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.lib.umd.edu/id/eprint/2981

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