Health Education 5300: Web Resources
Kaiser Family Foundation
This report Key Facts: Race, Ethnicity and Medical Care, 2007 Update
Analyzes health disparities and disease by the following populations: White, Non-Hispanic; Hispanic; African-American; Asian and Pacific Islander;and American Indian and Alaska Native.
Finding Answers: Disparities Research for Change
From the University of Chicago and funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Disparities Research funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Examples of Racial Disparities in Health Care
Institute of Medicine
Part of the National Academy of Sciences, provides "unbiased, evidence-based, and authoritative information and advice concerning health and science policy..."
National Institutes of Health
IBIS-PH Utah's Indicator-Based Information System for Public Heath
World Health Organization (WHO)
Health agency of the United Nations.
Government Reports and Publications
Health, United States, 2005 http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/hus.htm
"Presents key findings from the major data systems of the National Center for Health Statistics" including trends over time information by "age group, sex, race and Hispanic origin, geography..."
Statistical Abstract of the United States http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/
Global Health: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Grey Literature Report http://www.nyam.org/library/greyreport.shtml
From the New York Academy of Medicine, provides links to publications not published by commercial groups.
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