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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 in Specific Populations?

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Certain populations that experience health and health care inequities are more likely than others to be studied in disparities-focused health service research (HSR). Click on a population to learn what percentage of disparities-focused HSR investigates inequities in that community.

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Adolescents and Children
24%
Adolescents and Children
American Indians/ Native Americans
3%
American Indians/ Native Americans
Asian Americans
3%
Asian Americans
Blacks/ African Americans
23%
Blacks/African Americans
Hispanics/ Latinos
18%
Hispanics/ Latinos
LGBT Populations
3%
LGBT Populations
Low Socioeconomic Status Groups
23%
Low Socioeconomic Status Groups
Pacific Islanders/Native Hawaiians
<1%
Pacific Islanders/Native Hawaiians
Persons with Disabilities
2%
Persons with Disabilities
Racial/ Ethnic Minority, not specified
10%
Racial/Ethnic Minority, not specified
Rural Populations
7%
Rural Populations
Veterans
2%
Veterans

Categories are not mutually exclusive

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