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Disentangling Health Disparities Through National Surveys

Boyce, Cheryl A. (2007) Disentangling Health Disparities Through National Surveys. American Journal of Public Health, 97 (1). p. 10. ISSN 0090-0036

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Abstract

The changing social and cultural dimensions of the US population have required innovative methodologies to fully understand the health of diverse communities. Whereas previous small and large-scale community surveys have contributed to our knowledge, national surveys provide novel opportunities to examine health disparities both in health and use of health services. The US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has supported an agenda for health disparities research that examines differences in the incidence, prevalence, mortality, and burden of diseases and other adverse health conditions among specific populations in the United States.


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Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This article is available at the publisher’s Web site. Access to the full text is subject to the publisher’s access restrictions.
Uncontrolled Keywords: innovative methodologies; diverse communities; community surveys; national surveys; health disparities; health disparities research
Subjects: Health > Disparities
Health > Public Health > Chronic Illness & Diseases
Research > methodologies
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Date Deposited: 13 Mar 2008
Last Modified: 30 Jun 2011 09:43
Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.lib.umd.edu/id/eprint/958

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