Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Disparities Report (NHDR) highlighted breast cancer; this year’s focus is on colorectal cancer. The core report measures are:  Colorectal cancer screening.


Toolkit for Community Action

Creating a nation free of disparities in health and health care is something we all can work on together. The National Partnership for Action To End Health Disparities was developed with the mission of mobilizing and connecting individuals and organizations across the country to create a nation ...


Measures of Health Disparity

33 Measures of Health Disparity This section reviews most of the statistics that are available to measure health disparities. The goal is to provide a brief overview of each measure, followed by the method of calculation and statistical interpretation and, often, an example of its actual or ...


Unintended pregnancy in the United States: incidence and ...

1 Original Research Article in Contraception - Author Version Unintended pregnancy in the United States: incidence and disparities, 2006 Lawrence B. Finer,* Mia R. Zolna Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY 10038, USA Received 22 July 2011; accepted 28 July 2011 doi: 10.1016/j.contraception.2011 ...


HHS Action Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities

1 A Nation Free of Disparities in Health and Health Care INTrODuCTION AND BACkgrOuND Introduction and Background "It is time to refocus, reinforce, and repeat the message that health disparities exist and that health equity benefits everyone."*


January 14, 2011 Supplement / Vol. 60 - Centers for Disease ...

Supplement / Vol. 60 January 14, 2011 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC Health Disparities and Inequalities Report — United States, 2011


Health Disparities inN ew YorkCity

Disparities in Breast, Colorectal and Cervical Cancers in New York City 1 D OCUMENTING H EALTH D ISPARITIES IN NYC NYC V ITAL S IGNS July 2011No. 2 New YorkCityDepartment of Health and Mental Hygiene Disparities in Breast, Colorectal and Cervical Cancers in New York City C anceraffects people of ...



POST-BACCALAUREATE TRAINING IN DISPARITIES RESEARCH GRANTS 2011-2012 REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS Because breast cancer is everywhere, SO ARE WE. At Susan G. Komen for the Cure ®, we are committed to ENDING breast cancer forever by ENERGIZING SCIENCE to find the cures and ensuring QUALITY CARE for ...


Health Disparities by Income and Race vs. Health Care System

1 Content Abstract 2 Introduction 3 Health disparities vs. income and race 5 Ñ Income vs. health status Ñ Race vs. health status Health insurance factor vs. health disparities 6 Health care organization factor vs. health disparities 7 Ñ US health organization infrastructures 7 Ñ Primary care ...


Issues in Evaluating Measures of Health Disparity

Relative and Absolute Disparities The most frequent method of communicating information about social disparities in public health and epidemiology is in relative terms ...


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