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The State of Health Equity Research: Closing Knowledge Gaps to Address Inequities

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What Percentage of Disparities-Focused Health Services Research Investigates Inequities Related to Specific Health Outcomes?

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Certain diseases and health outcomes associated with inequities are more likely than others to be the target of disparities-focused health service research (HSR). Click on a disease/outcome to learn what percentage of disparities-focused HSR investigates inequities related to that particular health outcome.

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Adherence to Treatment
4%
Adherence to Treatment
Asthma
2%
Asthma
Cancer (All Types)
25%
Cancer (All Types)
Cardiovascular Health
6%
Cardiovascular Health
Developmental Disabilities
1%
Developmental Disabilities
Diabetes
7%
Diabetes
Diet, Obesity, and Physical Activity
18%
Diet, Obesity, and Physical Activity
General Health
5%
General Health
Healthcare Delivery
51%
Healthcare Delivery
HIV and AIDS
7%
HIV and AIDS
Kidney Conditions
2% Kidney Conditions
Mental Health
15%
Mental Health
Mortality
3%
Mortality
Oral Health
3%
Oral Health
Prevention/ Screening
7%
Prevention/ Screening
STDs and Sexual Health
4%
STDs and Sexual Health
Substance Disorders
6%
Substance Disorders
Tobacco Use
4%
Tobacco Use
 

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