Feature #1 -
Feature #1 Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month!
Feature #2 -
Feature #2 Conversations in Equity ~ New Blog Post!
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Feature #3 CDC Health Disparities & Inequalities Report (CHDIR)
Minority Health Determines the Health
of the Nation -
The United States has become increasingly diverse in the last century. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, approximately 36 percent of the population belongs to a racial or ethnic minority group.
Though health indicators such as life expectancy and infant mortality have improved for most Americans, some minorities experience a disproportionate burden of preventable disease, death, and disability compared with non-minorities.